Can a developer register bylaws before any owners move in?

Yes, a developer may file and register different bylaws when depositing the strata plan in the Land Title Office. 1

After a developer files a strata plan in the Land Title Office, special restrictions may limit further amendments to the bylaws before the second Annual General Meeting. 2


  1. Strata Property Act, SBC 1998, c.43, s.120(2)
  2. Strata Property Act, SBC 1998, c.43, s.127