Common Area Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Common Area, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Common Area?

It is an area in a housing property or a shopping complex that is not owned by anyone but belongs to all the owners or is managed by the management committee of the complex.It can include common passages, elevators,garden or any knid of open space,parking space,sports room, common room etc.The management committee collects funds from the owners and pays for the maintaenace and other expenses of the common area.