1. Before you apply to QCAT

Before you apply ensure you have considered the information above about body corporate disputes, that you understand the QCAT process and that you have taken alternative steps to resolve your dispute.

Before you apply you must confirm that you are a lot entitlement owner. Applications for lot entitlement adjustments may only be brought by the owner of a lot in the community titles scheme and can be brought by multiple lot owners. The respondent for the application is the body corporate.

You must also provide the full name and address of the community titles scheme and the community titles scheme number when you apply. You can do this by including a copy of a title search for the scheme with your application.

Do not use the below application form if you seek to apply to resolve a complex body corporate dispute. Please go back and select the correct application process to resolve a complex body corporate dispute.

2. Complete and lodge this form

To make an application for adjustment of a lot entitlement schedule, complete and lodge the application form below. Carefully read the form instructions, answer each question and tick an appropriate box when prompted.

You must pay the appropriate fee(Credit card authorisation form for mail payments)

Form 29 - Application for the adjustment of a lot entitlement schedule – Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997

The purpose of this form is to make an application to QCAT to adjust a lot entitlement schedule.

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3. How to lodge your application

When filing an application for adjustment of a lot entitlement schedule you are required to file the application and supporting material along with three copies in one of the following ways:

In person

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Floor 11, 259 Queen Street
Brisbane Qld 4000

or at any local Magistrates Court 

Mail to

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
GPO Box 1639
Brisbane Qld 4001

Your application is not filed until it is sealed by QCAT (i.e. stamped with the official QCAT stamp). After this has been done, sealed copies of your application will then be sent back to you to give to the other party. You can also keep a copy for your personal records.

4. Giving your application to the other parties

You are required to give a copy of your application and supporting material to the relevant parties named in the application within seven days of receiving the application or as otherwise directed by QCAT.

Visit this page for further information on service requirements.

To prove you have given your application to the other parties, the applicant must complete the affidavit of service for each party and provide a copy to QCAT. You do not need to provide a copy to the other party.

Form 9 - Affidavit of service

The purpose of this form is to prove your application has been served on all other parties. This form must be witnessed by a Justice of the Peace.

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5. What happens next?

Find out what happens after you apply.