If our condo by-laws state that a owner of a unit may have 1 dog and/or 1 cat, fish or bird, oesn’t the and/or clause that mean 1 dog and cat?

So, you can have 1 of each as long as they are not of the same species?

Asked on July 24, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

Chris Miao / The Law Office of Lee & Miao, PLLC

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Your best bet is to speak with your condo board to get clarification on how they interpret that language.  However, from the plain language of what you wrote, it does seem like you are allowed to have a dog and a cat.

Kim Walsh / Walsh Law, LLC

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, from what you posted it seems as though you may have one dog and one cat. And/or seems to imply you can have either or both.


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