2017 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 3 - Regulation of Specialized Land Transactions
Article 3 - Condominiums
§ 44-3-100. Incorporation of association; name; articles and bylaws; membership; organization

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-3-100 (2017)
  • (a) Prior to recording the declaration, the declarant shall cause the association to be duly incorporated either as a business corporation under Chapter 2 of Title 14 or as a nonprofit membership corporation under Chapter 3 of Title 14. The corporate name of the association shall include the phrase "unit owners' association" or the phrase "condominium association" and shall otherwise comply with applicable laws regarding corporate names. The articles of incorporation of the association and the bylaws adopted by the association shall contain provisions not inconsistent with applicable law, including, but not limited to, this article, or with the declaration, as may be required by this article or by the declaration and as may be deemed appropriate or desirable for the proper management and administration of the association. Each unit owner shall automatically be a member of the association. The term "member" shall include a shareholder in the event the association is a business corporation or issues stock. Membership shall continue during the period of ownership by such unit owner.
  • (b) Prior to the first conveyance of a condominium unit, the declarant shall cause the first board of directors to be duly appointed, the officers to be elected, and the organization of the association to be effectuated.
  • (c) True and correct copies of the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the association and all amendments thereto shall be maintained at the principal and the registered offices of the association and at the sales office of the declarant so long as the declarant has the right to control the association pursuant to Code Section 44-3-101; and copies thereof shall be furnished to any unit owner on request upon payment of a reasonable charge therefor.
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