CALIFORNIA SELF STORAGE RENTAL AGREEMENT
Bear Valley RV and Self Storage
18435 Bear Valley Rd
Hesperia, CA, 92345
Office Phone: 760-493-6400
Property email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email for all notices:
Social Security Number:
Rent is due ON or BEFORE the
1st of each month.
Rent: $ Tenant
Late Fee: According to California State law:
Returned Check Charge: $35.00
- For rent between $0.00-$60.00 the late fee is $
- For rent between $60.00-$100.00 the late fee is $
- For rent is over $100.00, your late fee is $20 OR 15% of monthlyrental fee, whichever is greater
Pre-Lien Letter Charge: $15.00
Lien Letter Charge: $15.00
NOTICE OF LIEN: Pursuant to the California Self-Service Storage Facility Act your
property will be subject to a claim of lien for unpaid rent and other charges and may even be sold to
satisfy the lien if rent and other charges due remain unpaid for fourteen (14) consecutive
Bear Valley RV and Self Storage DBA: Bear Valley RV and Self Storage (hereinafter Owner) rents to Occupant the storage space indicated
pursuant to the following terms and conditions:
TERM: The term of the tenancy shall commence on the date indicated above and shall continue
until terminated on a month-to-month basis. The minimum rental term is one month.
RENT: The rent shall be the amount stated above and paid to Owner at the address stated
Rent is due each month on the rent due date in advance and without demand. Owner reserves the right to
that rent and other charges be paid in cash, certified check or money order. Owner may change the monthly
or other charges by giving Occupant fifteen (15)days advanced written
notice by first-class
mail or by email at the postal address or email address stated in this agreement. The new rent shall become
effective on the next date rent is due. If Occupant has made advanced rental payments, the new rent will be
charged against such payments, effective upon giving notice of the new rate.
DISCOUNTS: Any specials or discounts that Owner is offering at the time of new rentals, will
automatically be defaulted to the unit's standard pricing should the customer become delinquent.
PARTIAL RENT PAYMENTS: Owner, at Owner’s sole discretion, may accept or reject partial
rent payments. Acceptance of partial rent payments by Owner shall not constitute a waiver of Owner’s
Occupant understands and agrees that acceptance of a partial rent payment made to cure a default for non-payment
of rent shall not delay or stop foreclosure on Occupant’s stored property as provided by the California
Self-service Storage Facility Act.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Occupant must provide address changes to Owner in writing, within
days of said changes. Such change will become effective when received by Owner. It is the
responsibility of the Occupant to verify that Owner has received and recorded the requested change of
ADMINISTRATION FEE: Occupant agrees to pay the indicated non-refundable administration fee
LATE FEES AND OTHER CHARGES: Occupant agrees to pay Owner the indicated late fee if rent is
received ten (10) or more days after the due date. Occupant will pay Owner the indicated fee for each letter
sent to Occupant notifying Occupant of the default. Occupant agrees to pay Owner the indicated “Bad
Charge” plus all bank charges for any dishonored check. These fees are considered additional rent and
to compensate Owner for labor and other costs of collection. In the event of default, Occupant agrees to pay
collection and lien costs incurred by Owner.
CROSS COLLATERALIZATION OF SPACES: When Occupant rents more than one space at this facility,
rent is secured by the property in all the spaces rented. Failure by Occupant to pay on any space shall be
considered a default on all spaces rented. Owner may exercise all remedies, including, denial of access to
facility and sale of the property, if all rent on all spaces is not paid when due.
GATE ACCESS REVOKED: When rent or other charges remain unpaid for ten (10) consecutive days, Owner may revoke Occupant’s gate access
TERMINATION: Thirty (30) days advanced written notice given by Owner or Occupant to the
party will terminate this tenancy. Owner does not prorate rent; only full months’ prepaid rent shall
returned to Occupant within fifteen (15) days of vacating the unit. Occupant must leave the space broom
and in good condition. Occupant is responsible for all damages.
USE OF STORAGE SPACE: Owner is not engaged in the business of storing goods for hire and no
bailment is created under this agreement. Owner does not exercise care, custody, nor control, over
stored property.Occupant agrees to use the storage space only for the storage of property wholly owned by
Occupant. Occupant shall not store antiques, artworks, heirlooms, collectibles or any property having
sentimental value to Occupant. Occupant waives any claim for emotional or sentimental attachment to the
property.Occupant further agrees to not store any of the following: (a) anything that is toxic or that can
harm to the environment or others (b) any hazardus materials, (c) any illegal substances by Federal, State,
Local law (d) anything flammable such as gas, tires, hay, (d) items that emit an odor or foul smell (e) live
animals. Occupant further understands that the unit is designed only for the storage of household items, and
agrees to not live in the unit, nor conduct business out of the unit. Occupant agrees not to store
property with a total value in excess of $5,000 without the written permission of the Owner. If such
permission is not obtained, the value of Occupant's property shall be deemed not to exceed
$5,000.Nothing herein shall constitute any agreement or admission by Owner that Occupant's stored
property has any value, nor shall anything alter the release of Owner's liability set forth below.
HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS PROHIBITED: Occupant is strictly prohibited from storing or
materials in the storage space or on the facility classified as hazardous or toxic under any local, state or
federal law or regulation, and from engaging in any activity which produces such materials. Occupant's
obligation of indemnity as set forth below specifically includes any costs, expenses, fines, or penalties
imposed against the Owner, arising out of the storage or use of any hazardous or toxic material by Occupant,
Occupant's agents, employees, invitees or guests. Owner may enter the storage space at any time to remove
dispose of prohibited items.
INSURANCE: Occupant, at Occupant's expense, shall maintain a policy of fire, extended
endorsement, burglary, vandalism and malicious mischief insurance for the actual cash value of stored
Insurance on Occupant's property is a material condition of this agreement and is for the benefit of both
Occupant and Owner. Failure to carry the required insurance is a breach of this agreement and Occupant
all risk of loss to stored property that would be covered by such insurance. Occupant expressly agrees that
insurance company providing such insurance shall not be subrogated to any claim of Occupant against Owner,
Owner's agents, or employees for loss of or damage to stored property.
RELEASE OF OWNER'S LIABILITY FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE: All personal property stored within or upon the
storage space by Occupant shall be at Occupant's sole risk. Owner and Owner's agents and employees shall
be liable for any loss of or damage to any personal property in the storage space or at the self storage
facility arising from any cause whatsoever including, but not limited to, burglary, mysterious
disappearance, fire, water damage, rodents, Acts of God, the active or passive acts or omissions or
negligence of the Owner, Owner's agents or employees.
RELEASE OF OWNER'S LIABILITY FOR BODILY INJURY: Owner, Owner’s agents and employees shall not be
liable to Occupant for injury or death as a result of Occupant's use of the storage space or the self
storage facility, even if such injury is caused by the active or passive acts or omissions or negligence of
the Owner, Owner's agents or employees.
TIME TO MAKE CLAIM OR BRING SUIT: Occupant must bring any claim that arises out of this rental
agreement, the negotiations that proceeded this tenancy, or for loss of or damage to stored property
twelve (12) months of the date of the acts, omissions, or inactions that gave rise to such claim or suit
twelve (12) months after the termination of this rental agreement, whichever occurs first.
INDEMNITY: Occupant agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Owner from all claims,
demands, actions or causes of action (including attorneys' fees and all costs) that are hereinafter brought
others arising out of Occupant's use of the storage space and common areas, including claims for Owner's
LOCKS: Occupant shall provide, at Occupant’s own expense, a lock that Occupant deems
sufficient to secure the space at the time of rental. If the space is found unlocked Owner may, but is not
obligated to, take whatever measures Owner deems reasonable to re-secure the space, with or without notice
Occupant. In addition, occupant understands the charge for having to place a Company lock on the occupant's
to secure it, could result in a securing charge of $10.00.
RULES AND REGULATIONS: Owner shall have the right to establish or change the hours of
for the facility and to promulgate rules and regulations for the safety, care and cleanliness of the storage
space or the preservation of good order on the facility. Occupant agrees to follow all rules and regulations
in effect, or that may be put into effect from time to time.
PROPERTY LEFT IN THE STORAGE SPACE: Owner may dispose of any property left or abandoned in
storage space or on the storage facility by Occupant after Occupant has terminated his or her tenancy. Occupant
shall be responsible for paying all costs incurred by Owner in disposing of such property.
OCCUPANT ACCESS: Occupant's access to the storage facility may be conditioned in any manner
deemed reasonably necessary by Owner to maintain order. Such measures may include but are not limited to,
limiting hours of operation, requiring verification of Occupant's identity and inspecting vehicles that
the storage facility.
OWNER'S RIGHT TO ENTER: Occupant grants Owner, Owner's agents or representatives of any
governmental authority, including police and fire officials, access to the storage space upon three (3) days
advanced written notice to Occupant. In the event of an emergency, Owner, Owner's agents or representatives
governmental authority shall have the right to enter the storage space without notice to Occupant, and take
action as may be necessary or appropriate to protect the storage facility, to comply with applicable law or
enforce Owner's rights.
NO SUBLETTING: Occupant shall not assign or sublease the storage space without the written
permission of the Owner. Owner may withhold permission to sublet or assign for any reason or for no reason
in Owner’s sole discretion.
NOTICES: All notices required by this rental agreement shall be sent by first class mail
prepaid to Occupant's last known mailing address or by e-mail to the e-mail address provided by the
Notices shall be deemed given when deposited in the United States mail or sent to the electronic mail
provided by Occupant. Occupant agrees that mailed notice is conclusively presumed to have been received by
(5) days after mailing, unless returned to Owner by the U.S. Postal Service and that electronic mail notices
shall be deemed delivered upon sending unless Owner receives notice of non-delivery within 48 hours of
the notice. All statutory notices shall be sent as required by law.
NO WARRANTIES: No expressed or implied warranties are given by Owner, Owner's agents or
employees as to the suitability of the storage space for Occupant's intended use. Owner disclaims and
waives any implied warranties of suitability or fitness for a particular use.
NO ORAL AGREEMENTS: This rental agreement contains the entire agreement between Owner and
Occupant, and no oral agreements shall be of any effect whatsoever. Occupant acknowledges that no
representations or warranties have been made with respect to the safety, security or suitability of the
space for the storage of Occupant's property, and that Occupant has made his own determination of such
solely from inspection of the storage space and the facility. Occupant agrees that he is not relying, and
not rely, upon any oral representation made by Owner or by Owner's agents or employees purporting to modify
add to this rental agreement. Occupant understands and agrees that this agreement may be modified only in
writing, signed by both parties.
SUCCESSION: All provisions of this rental agreement shall apply to and be binding upon all
successors in interest, assigns or representatives of the parties hereto.
ENFORCEMENT: If any part of this rental agreement is held to be unenforceable for any
any circumstance, the parties agree that such part shall be enforceable in other circumstances, and that all
remaining parts of this agreement will be valid and enforceable.
SPACE SIZE APPROXIMATE: Space sizes are approximate and for comparison purposes only. Spaces
be smaller than indicated in advertising or other size indicators.
NO ALTERATIONS: Occupant shall make no alterations to the interior or exterior of the space
without the written permission of the Owner authorizing such alterations.
DISABILITY ACCESS INSPECTION: This facility has been inspected by a Certified Access
who has determined that it meets all applicable construction-related accessibility standards pursuant to
California Civil Code Section 55.53 (Optional: Only use this paragraph if facility has been inspected and
been determined to be in compliance with state and federal access requirements.)
Do not sign this agreement until you have read it, including the provision on the other side, and
understand it. This agreement limits the Owner’s liability for loss of or damage to your stored
property. If you have any questions concerning its legal effect, consult your legal advisor.
This Rider to Lease is to be attached to and made an Integral part of that certain Lease ("Lease") between
Owner's Agent, and Occupant. In the event that there are any inconsistencies between the Lease and the Rider
Lease, the Rider to Lease will supersede the Lease.