“TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY, READ YOUR BY-LAWS AND PUT UP THE HOLLY”
Ensuring a peaceful and harmonious holiday season in a body corporate scheme involves considering the needs and preferences of all residents.
Here are some Christmas holiday etiquette tips to foster a sense of community and prevent conflicts:
Communication is Key
Keep residents informed about any holiday events, maintenance schedules, or changes in common area usage through clear and timely communication channels.
Respect Parking Rules
Remind residents and their guests to adhere to parking regulations, ensuring designated spaces are not occupied without permission.
Encourage residents to celebrate in a manner that respects the quiet enjoyment of others. Consideration of noise levels, especially during late hours, is crucial.
Shared Facilities Usage
Remind residents and their guests of any pet policies in place. Ensure that proper approvals are sought before bringing pets into the community.
If decorating common areas or individual units, encourage residents to do so responsibly, ensuring decorations do not obstruct pathways or create safety hazards.
Provide information on emergency procedures and contact details, especially if there are specific arrangements during the holiday period.
Responsible Waste Disposal
Communicate the schedule for waste collection during the holiday season and encourage residents to dispose of their waste responsibly.
Organize inclusive holiday events that foster a sense of community spirit. Consider diverse celebrations to accommodate different cultural or religious traditions within the community.
Remind residents to be courteous neighbours by notifying each other of any planned gatherings or events that may impact others. Encourage a spirit of cooperation and consideration.
Conflict Resolution Mechanisms
Reinforce the availability of conflict resolution mechanisms within the body corporate scheme. Encourage residents to address concerns through appropriate channels rather than engaging in disputes.
Assistance from Body Corporate
Remind residents that the body corporate is available to address any concerns or queries, assisting when needed.
Promoting a culture of respect, open communication, and consideration during the Christmas holidays sets the foundation for a peaceful and joyful community experience. Encourage residents to embrace the spirit of togetherness, creating lasting memories in a positive and inclusive environment.