5311.09 Unit owners association records.

(A)

(1) The unit owners association shall keep all of the following:

(a) Correct and complete books and records of account that specify the receipts and expenditures relating to the common elements and other common receipts and expenses ;

(b) Records showing the allocation, distribution, and collection of the common profits, losses, and expenses among and from the unit owners;

(c) Minutes of the meetings of the association and the board of directors;

(d) Records of the names and addresses of the unit owners and their respective undivided interests in the common elements.

(2) Within thirty days after a unit owner obtains a condominium ownership interest, the unit owner shall provide the following information in writing to the unit owners association through the board of directors:

(a) The home address, home and business mailing addresses, and the home and business telephone numbers of the unit owner and all occupants of the unit;

(b) The name, business address, and business telephone number of any person who manages the owner's unit as an agent of that owner.

(3) Within thirty days after a change in any information that division (A)(2) of this section requires, a unit owner shall notify the association, through the board of directors, in writing of the change. When the board of directors requests, a unit owner shall verify or update the information.

(B)

(1) When elected members of a board of directors of a unit owners association take control of the association, the declarant or developer shall deliver to the board correct and complete copies of all of the following:

(a) The books, records, and minutes referred to in division (A) of this section;

(b) The declaration, the bylaws, the drawings prepared pursuant to section 5311.07 of the Revised Code, as recorded, and any articles of incorporation of the unit owners association, as recorded;

(c) Except in the case of a conversion condominium, documents, information, and sources of information concerning the location of underground utility lines, and plans and specifications that are not proprietary or copyrighted, of the buildings, other improvements, and structures of the condominium property that are reasonably available to the developer, but only in connection with condominium developments declared on or after the effective date of this amendment and condominium developments that are declared prior to that date but originally built or constructed on or after that date.

(2) The board of directors may commence a civil action on behalf of the unit owners association in the court of common pleas of the county in which the condominium property is located to obtain injunctive relief or recover damages for harm resulting from the declarant's or developer's failure to comply with division (B)(1) of this section.

Effective Date: 07-20-2004