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515B.2-102 UNIT BOUNDARIES.
(a) The declaration shall describe the boundaries of the units as provided in section
515B.2-105(5). The boundaries need not be delineated by a physical structure. The unit may
consist of noncontiguous portions of the common interest community.
(b) In a condominium, a cooperative, or a planned community utilizing a CIC plat complying
with section 515B.2-110(c), except as the declaration otherwise provides, if the walls, floors,
or ceilings of a unit are designated as its boundaries, then the boundaries shall be the interior,
unfinished surfaces of the perimeter walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and door and window
frames of the unit. All paneling, tiles, wallpaper, paint, floor covering, and any other finishing
materials applied to the interior surfaces of the perimeter walls, floors or ceilings, are a part of the
unit, and all other portions of the perimeter walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and door and
window frames, are a part of the common elements.
(c) In a planned community utilizing a CIC plat complying with section 515B.2-110(d)(1)
and (2), except as the declaration otherwise provides, the unit boundaries shall be the lot lines
designated on a plat recorded pursuant to chapter 505.
(d) If any chute, flue, duct, wire, pipe, conduit, bearing wall, bearing column, or any other
fixture serving fewer than all units lies partially within and partially outside of the boundaries of
the unit or units served, any portion thereof serving only that unit or units is a limited common
element allocated solely to that unit or units, and any portion thereof serving any portion of the
common elements is a part of the common elements.
(e) Subject to subsection (d), all spaces, interior partitions, and other fixtures and
improvements within the boundaries of a unit are a part of the unit.
(f) Improvements such as shutters, awnings, window boxes, doorsteps, stoops, porches,
balconies, decks, patios, perimeter doors and windows, and their frames, constructed as part of
the original construction to serve a single unit, and authorized replacements and modifications
thereof, if located wholly or partially outside the unit's boundaries, are limited common elements
allocated exclusively to that unit.
History: 1993 c 222 art 2 s 2; 2005 c 121 s 7