Alterations and additions to your home

You should send this letter to the operator before you make any alterations or additions to your home and residential site. Make sure you get consent from the operator in writing. For information about home owners rights, see Factsheet Rights and responsibilities of land lease community home owners. 

Copy and paste the template letter below or download a copy from the link above. Remember to substitute your details for the details contained in [square brackets].

[Your name and address]


[Operator or managers name and address]

Dear …

Re: Consent for alteration/addition at [your address]

I am writing to ask for your written consent for an alteration/addition at the above  home / residential site. The proposed alteration is [Outline details of alteration/addition]. 

Please find attached supporting documentation. [Attach any plans/reports of intended work to the home exterior OR addition to the site]

Please note that under section 42 of the Residential Land Lease Communities Act 2013 a operator cannot unreasonably withhold consent for an alteration/addition.

If you have any questions regarding this letter, or if you require any further information about the proposed alteration/addition please contact me on [phone number]


Yours sincerely

[Home owner]