Satellite Dishes on Balconies
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SATELLITE DISHES ON BALCONIES

For condominiums, areas of exclusive use are usually balconies and patios. Owners have a federally protected right to install satellite dishes and antennas within exclusive use areas, but not outside those areas. Condominium associations can reasonably restrict (or in some cases, even prohibit) anything that extends beyond the balcony boundaries, including installations on balcony railings and patio fences.

Damage to Waterproofing. There are several ways to install satellite dishes on balconies without damaging the balcony. Owners should check with their satellite company for recommendations. Associations can hold owners liable for damage, including water leaks that may develop into larger mold or structural problems.

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