Sample Contract *
ADIRONDACK SELF STORAGE
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
THIS AGREEMENT, made this ________day of __________________,
20____ by and between:
OWNER: 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. The terms of this rental agreement
shall commence on ________________________
to ________________________ and then run month-to-month thereafter
with payment due on the 1st of the month
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.
2. 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.
OCCUPANT understands that no invoices are sent out.
(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 $25.00 if the total
monthly charge is not paid within ten (10) days of the 1st
of the month.
*** Items 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
(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
(e) NOTICE: THE MONTHLY OCCUPANCY CHARGE AND OTHER CHARGES
IN THIS 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 the address
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 self-storage
premises to another self-storage unit.
7. OCCUPANT shall not use the self-storage premises as a
place of business or as a mailing address for any unlawful
8. ABANDONMENT: If OCCUPANT leaves said unit unattended
and unpaid for ten (10) consecutive
days from the 1st of the month, this shall be deemed an abandonment
of said unit, and OWNER
may, if he so desires, take immediate possession and exclude
OCCUPANT without further notice.
8a. Notice shall be sent by registered or certified mail,
return receipt requested, to the OCCUPANT'S last known address
provided by the OCCUPANT, pursuant to occupancy agreement.
In such event
OWNER may dispose of all of OCCUPANT'S property remaining
on said premises, and may re-rent unit.
8b. ATTORNEY'S FEES: If it necessary to take legal action
regarding eviction or damages, OCCUPANT will be liable for
reasonable attorney's costs, all unpaid rents with a 2% finance
charge assessed from
first day of delinquency, damages and court costs, etc.
9. OCCUPANT hereby agrees that OWNER shall have the lien
and enforcement provisions provided
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 at a
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."
10. 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
11. 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
12. OCCUPANT shall not sell, assign, or sublet this lease
without the prior written consent of OWNER.
13. 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.
14. OCCUPANT shall be responsible to notify OWNER in writing
of any address and/or telephone number change.
THIS AGREEMENT constitutes the entire agreement between
the parties, and there is no understanding
or representations other than as specifically set forth herein.
ADIRONDACK SELF STORAGE
ROBERT E. GRANT. JR
Building Hours __________________________________________
7 days a week OCCUPANT
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.