Pet Policies



  1. PERMISSION: Owner grants permission to Tenant to keep the Pet, and no others, on the Premises, subject to the terms and conditions of the Lease and this Addendum. Owner may revoke permission at any time if Tenant fails to comply with any of the terms of the Addendum or Lease.  

  2. NON REFUNDABLE PET FEE: Minimum of $300.00 and up to $1,000.00 Per Pet depending on unit. Tenant will pay the Pet Fee for the faithful performance of all terms and   conditions of the Lease and this Addendum, including, but not limited to, the return of the Premises in good and clean condition, free of pet damage and flea and other pest infestation, at the completion of the Term, Tenant has paid the Pet Fee as a non-refundable fee to induce Owner to grant permission for each Pet. Tenant understands that Pet Fee will not be refunded, even if the Pet is subsequently  removed from the Premises or if there is no damage to the Premises at the end of the Term.  

  3. PET CONTROL: Tenant shall keep the Pet in accordance will all applicable laws and ordinances, including  licensing  the  Pet,  keeping  current  all  applicable  shots,  and  leashing  the  Pet  when  outdoors or in a enclosed area. Tenant shall promptly remove and properly dispose of all pet waste, and shall not curb the Pet on the shrubbery, flowers or small trees.  Tenant  shall  not  permit  the  Pet  to  bark,  howl,  or otherwise  emit  noises  in  such  a  level, frequency,  or  time  as  to  disturb  others.  Tenant  shall  not  keep  the  Pet  on  the  Premises  if  the  Pet  is or becomes  vicious  or  threatening,  bites  or  attacks  any  person  or  other  pet,  or  otherwise  is  or  becomes a nuisance.  Tenant  shall  not  leave  the  pet  on  the  Premises  unattended  for  any  period  in  excess, Tenant shall provide proper care, food, and shelter for the Pet and not abuse the Pet in any way. No breeding of the Pet shall be permitted on the Premises.  Pet must be spayed or neutered; proof will be required from a veterinarian.

  4. CONDITION OF PREMISES: Tenant shall be responsible for all damage caused by the Pet to the Premises, including all repairs and replacements considered appropriate by Owner or Agent. Upon termination of the Lease  or  removal  of  the  Pet  from  the  Premises,  whichever  occurs  first,  Tenant  shall  have  the  Premises professionally exterminated and the carpets professionally cleaned and deodorized at Tenant’s cost  through companies approved by Agent. Tenant shall provide Agent with copies of paid receipts for the extermination and cleaning. Tenant shall remain liable for dormant infestation and latent pet odor (including extermination costs and carpet replacement, floor refinishing if necessary) for 30 days after the Pet is removed from the Premises and the required extermination and cleaning are complete, even if prior to that time the Performance Deposit have been returned to Tenant. 

  5. ADDITIONAL  ENTRY  RIGHTS:  In  addition  to  Owner’s  rights  under  the  Lease,  if  Owner  receives  any complaint  regarding  the  Pet  or  otherwise  has  reason  to  believe  that  a  violation  regarding  the  Pet  has occurred,  Owner  and/or  Agent  may  enter  the  Premises  to  investigate  the  possible  violation.  Owner and Agent will only enter the Premises under this provision on reasonable notice and at reasonable time unless  the  circumstances  require  otherwise,  such  as  in  the  event  of  an  emergency,  Tenant’s  absence from the  Premises, or Tenant’s attempted evasion of the requirements of the Lease or this Addendum.  

  6. REMOVAL  OF  PET:  In  an  emergency,  or  if  the  Pet  becomes  vicious,  appears  severely  ill,  or  otherwise behaves in a manner that Owner or Agent believes poses an immediate threat to the health and safety of the Pet or others, Owner and Agent may enter the Premises and remove, or cause to be removed, the Pet and take any other action which Owner or Agent considers appropriate, including placing the Pet in shelter or other similar facility. In such an event, Tenant shall be responsible for all costs incurred. Owner shall only act under  this  paragraph  if  Tenant  has  failed  to  take  corrective  action  within  a  reasonable  time  after being requested to do so or if Tenant is not available. 

  7. INTERPRETATION:  This Addendum supplements the terms and conditions of the Lease. If any provision of this Addendum conflicts with any provision of the Lease, this Addendum shall control. All rights and remedies of Landlord are cumulative. Any default under this Addendum shall constitute a default under the Lease.  

  8. OTHER PROVISIONS:  This Is A Legally Binding Contract. If Any Of The Terms Are Unclear To You, Seek Competent Advice Before Signing.

Cathy Hinds  Owner/Broker

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