Below is a list of the most common customer questions. If you can’t find an answer to your question,
please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Can a landlord restrict smoking?
Yes. It is perfectly legal for landlords to make their buildings smoke-free. Landlords can include smoking clauses in new and renewing tenancy agreements, or add an addendum to current tenancy agreements if agreed upon by the tenant.
Can my landlord stop me smoking in the garden?
Some landlords establish a smoking area somewhere on the property, such as outside at least 10 feet from the rental house, or in a certain area by the outdoor pool. If the current lease agreement does not include language that prohibits smoking, you cannot force a tenant to stop smoking at the property.
Is it legal to smoke cigarettes in your apartment?
Currently, there is no statewide law prohibiting smoking in private residential units in California, such as apartments and condos. However, several California cities and counties prohibit smoking in private multi-unit rental properties.
How do rentals know if you smoke?
Rental companies inspect their cars when they're returned. If they think the hirer's been smoking, they'll charge a fee to get rid of ash and the smell of smoke. This is because the basic damage cover rentals usually come with (called Collision Damage Waiver) does not cover the interior of the car.
How can I smoke cigarettes in my apartment?
Turn on an air purifier. One of the best ways to treat indoor smoke is by turning on an air purifier.
Open a window. Where you can, try and open up a window while you smoke.
Close any air vents.
Put a wet towel by the closed door.
Put your hair up & limit clothing.
Mask the smell.
Keep it short.
How can I get my neighbor to stop smoking?
Enforce a No-Smoking Lease.
Enforce a No-Smoking CC&R.
Sue Your Neighbor.
Check Your State's Laws.
How can we prevent second hand smoke from smoking?
If you smoke, quit. There are many resources to help you.
Do not smoke or allow people to smoke in your house or car. Ask people who smoke to step outside.
Find smoke-free restaurants, hotels, and rental cars.
Ask caregivers and relatives to stop smoking around you and your children.
Can you smoke in a leased car Canada?
In most cases, there are no restrictions to smoking in a leased vehicle, unlike a rental car where smoking of any sort is strictly forbidden.
Can I drive my leased car to Canada?
If the leased car is not registered to you but to the leasing company, then you will need to bring a letter from the leasing company saying it's ok for you to take the car to Canada.
Do you pay registration on a leased car?
When you lease a car, you pay the Title and Registration fees, but not that $2850 sales tax. You also pay title and registration fees in addition to the sales tax. When you lease a car, you pay the Title and Registration fees, but not that $2850 sales tax. You pay sales tax on each payment.
Do you register a leased vehicle?
If you leased the vehicle from a dealer in New York State, the dealer normally registers the vehicle for you by providing all your proofs and your registration application to the DMV. If the dealer does not provide the proofs to the DMV, you must register the vehicle at a DMV office.
Can you change the registration of a leased car?
Yes, you can put a private plate on a leased car. You just need to follow the correct procedure, including obtaining the funder's permission - once you've got this, there should be no reason why you cannot add a cherished plate to a contract hire/leased vehicle.
Does smoking devalue a car?
Smoking not only risks your health, but also your car's resale value. "However, we believe that smoking does have a detrimental effect when it comes down to car valuation. If the car has cigarette marks or damaged upholstery due to smoking this will definitely impact residual values in a negative manner."
How long does smoke smell last in a car?
Allow it to remain undisturbed for at least 2 full days. The car should smell significantly better, and the scent of cigarette smoke should be all but gone.
What does pet addendum mean?
A Pet Addendum allows a landlord to define, document, and change their pet policies in a lease agreement. Whether you're a landlord leasing a property or a prospective tenant with a family pet, a Pet Addendum can help ensure all the details of the pet policy are clear and well documented.