Adams Stirling PLC


QUESTION: Is it legal for homeowners to install a camera at their door that covers the hallway entrance to their unit?

ANSWER: If the camera is inside the unit looking through the peephole, that would be no different than an owner looking through their peephole to see who is standing in the hallway. As long as the camera is located inside the owner’s unit, it is legal. If the camera is installed in the common area hallway, it must have the association's permission.

Association Cameras. Associations may install hallway cameras as part of their own security system. There are limitations on recording conversations where owners may have a legitimate expectation of privacy regarding their conversations. Board's should consult with legal counsel regarding their security cameras.

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