2018 Tennessee Code
Title 66 - Property
Chapter 27 - Multiple Ownership of Property
Part 1 - Horizontal Property
§ 66-27-112. Contents of bylaws -- Modification.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 66-27-112 (2018)
  • (a) The bylaws must necessarily provide for at least the following:

    • (1) Form of administration, indicating whether this shall be in charge of an administrator or of a board of administration, or otherwise, and specifying the powers, manner of removal, and, where proper, the compensation of such administrator, board of administration, or otherwise;

    • (2) Method of calling or summoning the co-owners to assembly; that a majority of co-owners is required to adopt decisions; who is to preside over the meeting and who will keep the minute book wherein the resolutions shall be recorded;

    • (3) Care, upkeep and surveillance of the building and its general or limited common elements and services;

    • (4) Manner of collecting from the co-owners for the payment of the common expenses; and

    • (5) Designation and dismissal of the personnel necessary for the works and the general or limited common services of the building.

  • (b) The sole owner of the building, or if there is more than one (1), the co-owners representing two thirds (2/3) of the total apartments of the building, may at any time modify the system of administration, but each one (1) of the particulars set forth in this section shall always be embodied in the bylaws. No such modification may be operative until it is embodied in a recorded instrument which shall be recorded in the same office and in the same manner as was the master deed or lease or plat and original bylaws of the horizontal property regime involved.

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