Definitions of exclusive use common areas can be found in either the Condominium Plan, the CC&Rs, or in the Civil Code. Civil Code Section 4145 provides
the default definition, if the governing documents do not fully cover
the topic, which includes: “shutters, awnings, window boxes, doorsteps, stoops, porches, balconies, patios, exterior doors, doorframes, and hardware incident thereto, screens and windows or other fixtures designed to serve a single separate interest, but located outside
the boundaries of the separate interest…”.
serving a single unit but existing outside of the boundaries of the unit may include water heaters, or air conditioning equipment, for example.
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