Sample Contract *
SELF STORAGE -
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
made this ________day of __________________, 20____ by and between:
POINT JUDITH PROPERTIES, INC., doing business as ADIRONDACK SELF STORAGE, located
at 43 Broadway, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 Telephone No. 518-891-3745
1. The OWNER, hereby rents to the
OCCUPANT and the OCCUPANT hereby hires from the OWNER,
on a month-to-month
basis, commence on ______________________ and end on _______________________.
is due on the 1st of the month thereafter until terminated for the following described
storage unit or
space: ____________________. The first month, and only
the first month, is prorated after the 10th.
No other month(s) are prorated,
a full month's rent is due for one month or any part thereof.
CHARGES Monthly Charge: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $_______________
Other Charges: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $_______________
Total Monthly charge: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $_______________
(a) The term Total Monthly Charge shall be payable in advance on the 1st
day of each month during the term of this Agreement.
(b) In addition
to the foregoing monthly charge payable the first day of the term hereof in advance,
the OCCUPANCY shall pay to the OWNER, at the time of execution of this Agreement,
the sum of $ - 0 -,
representing a security deposit to be held by the OWNER
to assure that possession of the storage space or unit shall be returned to OWNER
in the same condition as it existed at the commencement hereof and as further
security for the monetary obligations on the part of OCCUPANCY herein.
(c) OCCUPANCY shall pay a late charge of $20.00 if the total
monthly charge is not paid within ten (10) days of the 1st
of the month.
must be placed on pallets that are provided with the storage unit***
(d) Limitation of Damages: In the event of any loss or
damage to goods stored in the self-storage facility referred to herein, the OWNER
shall be responsible only for such loss or damage as was occasioned by its gross
negligence. In such event, the liability of the OWNER shall not exceed the
sum of $250.00. The foregoing liability may, on written request of the OCCUPANT,
and if accepted in writing by the OWNER at the time of signing this Agreement
or within a reasonable time thereafter, be increased on part or all of the goods
stored, in which event, increased rates may be charged by the OWNER based on such
increased valuation. The rates charged for an increased valuation are set forth
below and on a pre-addressed request form, a copy of which is attached, delivered
to the OCCUPANT herewith in order to enable the OCCUPANCY to request an increased
valuation at a subsequent time.
(i) OWNER and OCCUPANT agree to
above $250.00 liability limit:
(iii) Except as otherwise stated above,
OCCUPANT assumes all risk of loss to the personal property
stored by OCCUPANT
in the premises herein referred to, regardless of how loss is caused,
including loss caused by fire, water, storm, theft or other reason.
(e) NOTICE: THE MONTHLY OCCUPANCY CHARGE AND OTHER CHARGES STATED
AGREEMENT ARE THE ACTUAL CHARGES YOU MUST PAY.
3. This is a month-to-month
Occupancy Agreement that can be terminated at the end of any monthly Occupancy
period by either party providing ten (10) days written notice to the other at
set forth above.
4. This Agreement shall be
governed by the provisions of 182 of the Lien Law of the State of New York.
The OCCUPANCY agrees that the OWNER does not, by the execution thereof, become
a bailee, warehouseman or storer of any property that may be stored at the self
storage facility referred to
herein; and the OWNER does not accept control,
custody, or assume any responsibility or the care
of the OCCUPANT'S property.
The OWNER shall not be required to keep, maintain or file any
list or inventory
of any property stored in the self-storage unit referred to herein.
5. OCCUPANCY is to provide his own lock for the self-storage premises; if the
lock is removed from said premises, this will serve as notice to the OWNER that
OCCUPANCY has terminated this agreement.
6. OWNER shall have the
right to enter the self-storage premises at reasonable times to inspect or
conduct repairs and, necessary, OWNER shall have the right to move contents of
premises to another self-storage unit.
OCCUPANT shall not use the self-storage premises as a place of business or as
a mailing address for any unlawful purpose.
8. OCCUPANT hereby agrees that OWNER shall have the lien and enforcement
Pursuant to 182 (6) of the Lien Law of the State of
New York. Said law provides as follows:
"Lien. The owner of
a self-service storage facility have a lien upon all personal property stored
self-service storage facility, for occupancy fees or other charges,
present or future, in relation to the personal or
expenses reasonably incurred
in its sale or other charges pursuant to the occupancy agreement. The lien provided
for in this section is superior to any other lien or security interest.
The lien attaches as of the date the personal
property is brought to the
self-service storage facility."
9. OCCUPANT shall not use
the self-storage premises for the storage of flammable materials or goods, explosive,
perishable food stuff, contraband, live animals, materials or goods which emit
10. OCCUPANT shall have access to the self-storage unit referred
to herein during business hours
provided said OCCUPANT has satisfied all
other terms of this Occupancy Agreement.
11. OCCUPANT shall not
sell, assign, or sublet this lease without the prior written consent of OWNER.
12. Both parties acknowledge that valid notice, for any purpose there
under, shall be made upon the other by mailing a copy of such notice postage prepaid,
in the United States Mail to the address listed herein, the above telephone number
of the OWNER may be used by the OCCUPANT in making inquiries concerning this transaction.
13. OCCUPANT shall be responsible to notify OWNER in writing of any address
to telephone number change.
THIS AGREEMENT constitutes the entire
agreement between the parties, and there is no understanding
other than as specifically set forth herein.
ROBERT E. GRANT. JR
Building Hours __________________________________________
7 days a week OCCUPANT
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.