In California, any knowledge about the production, use or storage of methamphetamine is required in a lease agreement. The owner must also attach a copy of all notifications regarding methamphetamine contamination (unless the property has been decontaminated). They must also inform potential tenants in the rental agreement of ongoing renovation efforts before the lease is signed, and the tenant must agree to the termination before moving in. If the landlord has a real knowledge of the rental property that resides in a flood zone, he must inform the tenant in the rental contract with a minimum type of writing of 8 points. Disclosure must include: An example of a section to be included in the lease would be the fact that landlords must submit a clause describing prohibited and limited smoking areas for leases signed after January 1, 2012. (Cal. Civ. Code 1947.5) In the event of contamination, the lessor is required to follow the decontamination before the start of the rental period in order to ensure the safety of the tenant. Concentrations below 1.5 g/100 cm2 must be reached before the property is considered safe for life.
Demolition (B. 1940.6) – If a property owner has applied for permission to demolish their building, all potential tenants must be informed of possible plans before the lease is concluded. A landlord must submit a lease agreement with notification of any prior contamination caused by the production of methamphetamine on the land, and all potential tenants must sign and acknowledge this fact. (Cal. HSC nr. 25400.28) Move-In/Move-Out Inspection Checklist – To note damage before moving in and so that parties can see additional damage/repairs on the dwelling. In most cases, damages (if any) are reflected in the tenant`s deposit when returned by the landlord. The California lease describes the agreement between a landlord and a tenant regarding the occupancy of a real estate for a fixed period of time. Certain provisions and indications are set out in the document that provides legal protection to the lessor and the lessor when a party violates one of the written provisions.