OUR LEASE

This agreement limits the Owner’s liability for loss of or damage to your stored property.  If you have any questions concerning its legal effect, consult your legal advisor.

 

We reseve the right to change any part of the fee schedule or denail of access at anytime (in accordance with California State law). By signing this document you are also acknowledging that you have read this lease in full and understand the terms/policies presented within said lease.

 

** IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION ITS ALWAYS BEST TO ASK vs ASSUME **

 

Late Fee: $10.00 Minimum or 15% of your monthly rent (which ever amount is greater).

Pre-Lien Letter Charge: $15.00 (assesed on the 16th day your account is past due)

Lien Letter Charge: $30.00 (assesed on the 32nd day your account is past due)

Auction Preperation Fee: $60.00 applied on the 46th day your account is past due

***No Pro-Rated Reunds for Partial or Full Months will be granted, No Exceptions.***

*** Private Property, although these are not the only rules, if you break any of the following you will be immediatley evicted and asked to leave.

 

1.) Letting unauthorized personal onto the property
2.) Loitering
3.) Bringing any type of bolt cutters onto the property
4.) Bringing pets onto the property that are not secured in a vehicle at all times (service dogs the only exception, however you need to let us know about your special needs beforehand, so our security team is aware).
5.) Being disrespectful or agressive with any of our staff.

 

When Vacating, please make sure you give proper notice otherwise you will be responsible for next months rent, no exceptions. Any items left behind or attempts to leave (but not limited to) Matresses, TV’s, Electronics, Sofas (or anything other than small items) in our dumpster or storage unit can and will result in a $100.00 dumping fee).

 

TERM: The term of the tenancy shall commence on the date indicated above and shall continue until terminated on a month-to-month basis. The minimum rental term is one month.

 

GATE CODES and AUTHORIZED VEHICLES: You will be given one gate code + one temp code (the temp code is just that, a temp code that you should only use for the 1st day and then should be discarded (replaced by your gate code). It is also your responsibility to acuratley provide us with the details (color, make, model) + license place so our security team can have an easier time identifing you. Failure to do this, may and could lead to an immediate eviction (if you plan on giving someone else access to your unit, you need to let us know for approval during business hours, letting us know after the fact is NOT ok).

 

RENT: The rent shall be the amount stated above and paid to Owner at the address stated above. Rent is due each month on the rent due date in advance and without demand. Owner reserves the right to require that rent and other charges be paid in cash, certified check or money order. Owner may change the monthly rent or other charges by giving Occupant fifteen (15) days advanced written notice by first-class mail at the address stated in this agreement. The new rent shall become effective on the next date rent is due. If Occupant has made advanced rental payments, new rental rate will not take effect until next billing period.

 

PARTIAL RENT PAYMENTS: Owner, at Owner’s sole discretion, may accept or reject partial rent payments. Acceptance of partial payments of rent by Owner shall not constitute a waiver of Owner’s rights and Occupant understands and agrees that acceptance of a partial rent payment made to cure a default for non-payment of rent shall not delay or stop foreclosure on Occupant’s stored property as provided by the California Self-service Storage Facility Act.

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Occupant’s must provide address changes to Owner in writing. Such change will become effective when received by Owner. It is Occupant’s responsibility to verify that Owner has received and recorded the requested change of address.

 

LATE FEES AND OTHER CHARGES: Occupant agrees to pay Owner the indicated late fee if rent is received ten (10) or more days after the due date. Occupant will pay Owner the indicated fee for each letter sent to Occupant notifying Occupant of the default. Occupant agrees to pay Owner the indicated bad check charge plus all bank charges for any dishonored check. These fees are considered additional rent and are to compensate Owner for labor and other costs of collection. In the event of default, Occupant agrees to pay all collection and lien costs incurred by Owner.

 

Complete FEE Schedule

$ 10 or 15% of your monthly rent assessed as a late fee on the 11th day of every month past due.
$ 15 Pre-Lien Notice fee on the 16th of the month
$ 30 Lien Notice & Overlock fee on the 32nd day your account is past due.
$ 60 Auction Preperation Fee applied on the 46th day your account is past due
$ 30 Lock Cut Fee (if we need to replace your lock for any reason, the fee includes new lock).
$ 35 Dishonored check charge (NSF Fee)
$ 100 Littering/Trash Removal Fee (please do not litter or misuse the dumpster). No DUMPING TV’s, Beds..ect.

 

DENIAL OF ACCESS: When rent or other charges remain unpaid for ten (5) consecutive days, Owner may deny Occupant access to the storage space.

 

TERMINATION: Thirty (30) days advanced written notice given by Owner or Occupant to the other party will terminate this tenancy. Owner does not prorate rent (no pro-rated refunds) under any circumstances, if paying in advance the unit is yours until your next billing period. Occupant must leave the space broom clean and in good condition. Occupant is responsible for all damages.

 

USE OF STORAGE SPACE: Owner is not engaged in the business of storing goods for hire and no bailment is created under this agreement. Owner exercises neither care, custody nor control over Occupant’s stored property. Occupant agrees to use the storage space only for the storage of property wholly owned by Occupant. Occupant shall not store antiques, artworks, heirlooms, collectibles or any property having special or sentimental value to Occupant. Occupant waives any claim for emotional or sentimental attachment to the stored property. Occupant agrees not to store property with a total value in excess of $5,000 without the written permission of the Owner. If such written permission is not obtained, the value of Occupant’s property shall be deemed not to exceed $5,000. Nothing herein shall constitute any agreement or admission by Owner that Occupant’s stored property has any value, nor shall anything alter the release of Owner’s liability set forth below.

 

HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS PROHIBITED: Occupant is strictly prohibited from storing or using materials in the storage space or on the facility classified as hazardous or toxic under any local, state or federal law or regulation, and from engaging in any activity which produces such materials. Occupant’s obligation of indemnity as set forth below specifically includes any costs, expenses, fines or penalties imposed against the Owner, arising out of the storage or use of any hazardous or toxic material by Occupant, Occupant’s agents, employees, invitees or guests. Owner may enter the storage space at any time to remove and dispose of prohibited items.

 

INSURANCE: Although not currently a requirement, Occupant understands that having insurance sufficient enough to cover any items stored in said unit (store at your own risk) is a good idea. Owner and the Owner’s agents or employees reserve to change this requirement at anytime.

 

RELEASE OF OWNER’S LIABILITY FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE: All personal property stored within or upon the storage space by Occupant shall be at Occupant’s sole risk. Owner and Owner’s agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss of or damage to any personal property in the storage space or at the self storage facility arising from any cause whatsoever including, but not limited to, burglary, mysterious disappearance, fire, water damage, rodents, Acts of God, the active or passive acts or omissions or negligence of the Owner, Owner’s agents or employees.

 

STRONG LOCK POLICY

For your security and the security of our tenants, we require all tenants to use either the Chateau C-970 disc lock or C-960. Please ask your facility manager for current information regarding pricing for the Chateau C-970 and C-960.

 

RELEASE OF OWNER’S LIABILITY FOR BODILY INJURY: Owner, Owner’s agents and employees shall not be liable to Occupant for injury or death as a result of Occupant’s use of the storage space or the self storage facility, even if such injury is caused by the active or passive acts or omissions or negligence of the Owner, Owner’s agents or employees.

 

INDEMNITY: Occupant agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Owner from all claims, demands, actions or causes of action (including attorneys’ fees and all costs) that are hereinafter brought by others arising out of Occupant’s use of the storage space and common areas, including claims for Owner’s active negligence.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS: Owner shall have the right to establish or change the hours of operation for the facility and to promulgate rules and regulations for the safety, care and cleanliness of the storage space or the preservation of good order on the facility. Occupant agrees to follow all rules and regulations now in effect, or that may be put into effect from time to time.

 

PROPERTY LEFT IN THE STORAGE SPACE: Owner may dispose of any property left in the storage space or on the storage facility by Occupant after Occupant has terminated his or her tenancy. Occupant shall be responsible for paying all costs incurred by Owner in disposing of such property.

 

OCCUPANT ACCESS: Occupant’s access to the storage facility may be conditioned in any manner deemed reasonably necessary by Owner to maintain order. Such measures may include but are not limited to, limiting hours of operation, requiring verification of Occupant’s identity and inspecting vehicles that enter the storage facility.

 

OWNER’S RIGHT TO ENTER: Occupant grants Owner, Owner’s agents or representatives of any governmental authority, including police and fire officials, access to the storage space upon three (3) days advanced written notice to Occupant. In the event of an emergency, Owner, Owner’s agents or representatives of governmental authority shall have the right to enter the storage space without notice to Occupant, and take such action as may be necessary or appropriate to protect the storage facility, to comply with applicable law or enforce Owner’s rights.

 

NO SUBLETTING: Occupant shall not assign or sublease the storage space without the written permission of the Owner. Owner may withhold permission to sublet or assign for any reason or for no reason in Owner’s sole discretion.

 

NOTICES: All notices required by this rental agreement shall be sent by first-class mail postage prepaid to Occupant’s last known address or by electronic mail if Occupant provides Owner an e-mail address. Notices shall be deemed given when deposited in the United States mail or sent to the Occupant’s e-mail address. Occupant agrees that notice deposited with the United States Postal Service is conclusively presumed to have been received by Occupant five (5) days after mailing, unless returned to Owner by the U.S. Postal Service. All statutory notices shall be sent as required by law.

 

NO WARRANTIES: No expressed or implied warranties are given by Owner, Owner’s agents or employees as to the suitability of the storage space for Occupant’s intended use. Owner disclaims and Occupant waives any implied warranties of suitability or fitness for a particular use.

 

NO ORAL AGREEMENTS: This rental agreement contains the entire agreement between Owner and Occupant, and no oral agreements shall be of any effect whatsoever. Occupant acknowledges that no representations or warranties have been made with respect to the safety, security or suitability of the storage space for the storage of Occupant’s property, and that Occupant has made his own determination of such matters solely from inspection of the storage space and the facility. Occupant agrees that he is not relying, and will not rely, upon any oral representation made by Owner or by Owner’s agents or employees purporting to modify or add to this rental agreement. Occupant understands and agrees that this agreement may be modified only in writing, signed by both parties.

 

SUCCESSION: All provisions of this rental agreement shall apply to and be binding upon all successors in interest, assigns or representatives of the parties hereto.

 

ENFORCEMENT: If any part of this rental agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, in any circumstance, the parties agree that such part shall be enforceable in other circumstances, and that all the remaining parts of this agreement will be valid and enforceable.

 

SPACE SIZE APPROXIMATE: Space sizes are approximate and for comparison purposes only. Spaces may be smaller than indicated in advertising or other size indicators.

 

NO ALTERATIONS: Occupant shall make no alterations to the interior or exterior of the space without the written permission of the Owner authorizing such alterations.

 

ID VERIFY: Owner will verify current contact information. If found to be falsely stated, unit will overlocked and/or result in evection.

 

TENANTS STORE PROPERTY AT THEIR RISK

 

I understand this self-storage facility and/or its management:

1. Is a landlord renting space, is not a warehouseman and does not take custody of my property.
2. Is not responsible for loss or damage to my property
3. Does not provide insurance on my property for me;
4. Requires that I provide my own insurance coverage or be “Self-Insured” (Personally assume risk of loss of damage)

 

– Rent is due on the first day of each month. Invoices will not be sent.  However, if an email address is provided an electronic invoice and reminder will be sent via
email at no charge.

 

– Moving Out: Contact our staff early so we may assist you with any special needs. Move-outs before the 5th of the month may pay prorated rent (assuming you have given proper notice).

Move-outs after the 5th of the month will be required to pay full month�s rent (No Exceptions). Move-out payments must be made credit card, money orders or cash- no checks will be accepted. No refunds will be issued.

 

– If your rent payment is not received by the 5th of the month, your gate access will be denied and the unit(s) may be overlocked on the 6th.

 

– Customers are required to update any change in address or telephone numbers in writing. This policy is for your protection.

 

– Only one lock is allowed per door latch. If more than one lock is found, the second lock will be removed, and subject to a lock removal fee of $30 (Includes     required C-970 or C-960 by Chateu disc lock).

 

– Children: Do Not Allow Children to run or play on the storage property. Large vehicles such as Motor Homes, Trucks, Vehicles pulling 5th Wheels or campers pose special safety problems and could place an unsupervised child at risk. BE SAFETY CONSCIOUS AT ALL TIMES.

 

– NO PETS! If you have a dog, the dog must remain inside of the vehicle at all times, this is for your protection and our protection (service dogs being the only exception, however you need to communicate with us your special needs so there is no confusion with our security team.

 

– Absolutely no alcohol is to be consumed on the premises. Controlled Substances (Drugs) are not to be used or stored Occupant shall not store any motor vehicle in Storage Space without Owner�s written consent

 

– Occupant is strictly prohibited from storing or using materials on the premises which are classified as toxic or hazardous under any governmental regulation. Occupant�s obligation of indemnity as set forth in specifically includes any cost, expenses, fines or penalties imposed against Owner, arising out of storage or use of hazardous material by Occupant.

 

– Rented premises shall not be used for operation of any business, for manufacturing or production.

– Rented premises shall not be used for human or animal occupancy.

– Nothing is to be nailed or fastened to walls.

– No loitering

– Doors are to remain opened while occupant is on site.

– The trash bins are not to be used to discard personal property that is unwanted, such as items formerly stored in the unit.  It is to be used for small trash items (paper bags, empty beverage container).  Any dumping of large items (ie. Chairs, mattress, TV, tire, etc) will results in the occupant being charged a minimum fee assessed of $35 an item.

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