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Pet Policy

S&P Rentals

PET POLICY

S&P Rentals agrees to permit residents to own and keep common household pets in their rental home.

All residents who wish to own and keep pets must agree to and abide by the following rules, regulations, amendments and/or additions, if any. Failure to abide by these rules and regulations may result in removal of the pet and/or possible eviction of the resident.

 

  • Common household pet – Any domesticated animal such as dog, cat, bird, rodent, fish or turtle. These animals must be of the type traditionally kept in the home for pleasure. Pets cannot be for any commercial purpose.
  • Size of dog or cat – The maximum weight must be no more than 85 (eighty-five) pounds at full maturity.

  • Rodents – Rodents are to be limited to a gerbil, hamster, guinea pig, and rabbit. Rodent is to be caged at all times. Maximum number is to be one rodent.

  • Birds – Birds are to be limited to the common household variety, no exotic or large birds permitted. Birds are to be caged at all times. Maximum number to be two birds.

  • Fish – The maximum size of the aquarium is to be 25 gallons.

  • All other pets, including but not limited to, snakes, lizards, and spiders are not permitted.

  • Maximum number of four-legged animals in each dwelling unit is to be two; some exceptions will be made on a case by case basis.

  • Dog and cat owners must license his/her pet by the proper local authority, if applicable, and must have properly inoculated for rabies, distemper, and any other inoculations deemed necessary by the applicable local authority.

  • Evidence must be readily available showing the pet (dog or cat) has been spayed or neutered as applicable.

  • Vicious and/or intimidating dogs will not be permitted. Breeds include but are not limited to: Pitt bull, Rottweiler, German Shepherd, Malamutes, Doberman Pinscher, Chow Chow, Mastiffs and Akitas.

  • Pets must stay in their owner’s dwelling unit; they are not permitted to roam the property unattended.

  • All dogs and cats must be on a leash or held while on the property.

  • Residents shall not permit their pet to disturb, interfere, or prevent the peaceful enjoyment of the other residents around them. This includes, but is not limited to, barking, howling, chirping, biting, scratching, and all other like activities.

  • Residents must provide litter boxes for their cat. All litter boxes must be cleaned daily and completely emptied weekly. All waste and litter box contents are to be placed in a plastic bag, sealed and placed in a trash container.

  • All dogs are to be “walked” on a leash. All “waste” must be cleaned up by the owner. All waste is to be placed in a plastic bag, sealed, and placed in a trash container.

  • Residents are responsible for all damages incurred by their pet. Residents shall take adequate precautions and measures necessary to eliminate pet odors and pests within and around the dwelling unit and shall maintain the unit in a sanitary condition at all times. Cost of cleaning and/or replacement of carpet, fumigation, and extermination of the unit and surrounding area is the pet owner’s responsibility.

  • All dogs are to be housebroken before entering the dwelling unit.

  • Management has the right to inspect the unit of a pet owner with a 24 (twenty-four) hour notice, if the management has received complaints or believe that the unit is not in a decent, safe, and sanitary condition caused by the pet or neglect of the pet by the owner.

  • Residents who own or keep pets must provide to the management an alternate custodian for the pet in case the resident becomes ill, hospitalized or becomes deceased. This alternate must be able to come and remove the pet at any time of the day and/or night. If the alternate refuses or cannot come to remove the pet, the management has the right to enter the unit and remove the pet. The pet will be housed at a local agency at the cost of the resident. This procedure will also be followed if the pet is left unattended in the unit for a period of over 24 (twenty-four) hours. The management accepts no responsibility for the animal under these circumstances.

  • If a pet becomes vicious and/or dangerous, the management may enter the dwelling unit with the proper authorities and remove the pet; subject to the provisions of state law and pertinent local ordinances. The management accepts no responsibility for the animal under such circumstances.

  • Residents shall not alter their dwelling unit, or exterior to create an enclosure for any pet.

  • Resident who own and keep pets must take proper care of their pet and not neglect or abuse them.

  • No pet is to be left unattended for longer than 8 hours.

  • Should any pet give birth to a litter, the resident shall remove from the premises all of said offspring.

  • A nonrefundable pet fee of $300.00 for the first pet and $150.00 for the 2nd pet shall be collected from each resident who owns and keeps a pet in their dwelling unit. This Pet fee must be paid in full before the pet is brought onto the property, of which the premises are a part.

  • There will be a monthly Pet Rent of $25.00 per pet, payable without demand on the 1st day of each month for which it is due.

  • Residents who violate these rules and regulations will receive written notice explaining the rule violation, stating that the pet owner has 10 days from the date of the notice to correct the violation or to make a written request for a meeting to discuss the violation. The resident may be accompanied by another person of his or her choice at the meeting. If the resident fails to correct the violation or request a meeting, this may result in initiation of procedures to remove pet or to terminate the pet owner’s tenancy.