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Condominium Ownership Act

Utah Code Title 57, Chapter 8

57-8-55.   Consolidation of multiple associations of unit owners.  

(1) Two or more associations of unit owners may be consolidated into a single association of unit owners as provided in Title 16, Chapter 6a, Part 11, Merger, and this section.

(2) Unless the declaration, articles, or bylaws otherwise provide, a declaration of consolidation between two or more associations of unit owners to consolidate into a single association of unit owners is not effective unless it is approved by the unit owners of each of the consolidating associations of unit owners, by the highest percentage of allocated voting interests of the unit owners required by each association of unit owners to amend its respective declaration, articles, or bylaws.

(3) A declaration of consolidation under Subsection (2) shall:
     (a) be prepared, executed, and certified by the president of the association of each of the consolidating associations of unit owners; and
     (b) provide for the reallocation of the allocated interests in the consolidated association by stating:
            (i) the reallocations of the allocated interests in the consolidated association of unit owners or the formulas used to reallocate the allocated interests; or
            (ii) (A) the percentage of overall allocated interests of the consolidated association of unit owners that are allocated to all of the units comprising each of the consolidating associations of unit owners; and
                        (B) that the portion of the percentages allocated to each unit formerly comprising a part of a consolidating association of unit owners is equal to the percentages of allocated interests allocated to the unit by the declaration of the consolidating association of unit owners.

(4) A declaration of consolidation under Subsection (2) is not effective until it is recorded in the office of each applicable county recorder.

(5) Unless otherwise provided in the declaration of consolidation, the consolidated association of unit owners resulting from a consolidation under this section:
     (a) is the legal successor for all purposes of all of the consolidating associations of unit owners;
     (b) the operations and activities of all of the consolidating associations of unit owners shall be consolidated into the consolidated association of unit owners; and
     (c) the consolidated association of unit owners holds all powers, rights, obligations, assets, and liabilities of all consolidating associations of unit owners.

Enacted 2013, ch. 152, eff. July 1, 2014.