Ordnance Locations [§ 1940.7 (b)) – The owner of a residential unit who has real knowledge of former federal or state sites in the vicinity must inform a potential tenant in writing before entering into a rental agreement. An example of a section to be included in the rental agreement would be: Checklist for Entry/Exit Inspection – To make the list of damage before the start of the rental, so that the parties can see additional damage/repairs on the property. In most cases, the damage (if any) is reflected in the tenant`s deposit when it is returned by the landlord. Landlords must expressly include in the rental agreement a provision that guides the tenant to the Department of Justice website, www.meganslaw.ca.gov. California leases allow a residential or commercial real estate owner to enter into a legally binding contract with a tenant. The agreement describes the property, specifies the monthly rent and lists all other conditions of the parties. After signing and paying the first month`s rent as well as a possible deposit, the tenant has access and can move in on the start date. A lessor must submit a lease containing a notification of prior contamination caused by the production of methamphetamine in the field, and all potential tenants must sign and acknowledge this fact. ( Cal.
HSC § 25400.28) Owners must provide a clause that describes prohibited and limited smoking areas for rental agreements signed after January 1, 2012. ( Cal. Civ. Code 1947.5) Shared Utilities (§ 1940.9) – If the unit has a common electricity or gas meter, the agreement must define the distribution of utilities between the parties. Monthly rental agreement (section 1946) – Rental agreement without end date. .