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These rules and regulations are a binding part of your lease. A violation of any of these rules may be considered a failure to honor our lease obligations, and consequently, you may be considered in default and subject to legal action under the lease and the law. These rules are subject to change. This page can not be relied on in the event of a dispute.

Rules & Regulations

RENTAL PAYMENT

Rent is due on or before the first day of each month. Checks should be made payable to Magers Management, LLC for the full amount of rent. We prefer to receive the rent in the form of a single payment. Failure to pay all rent by 12:00 noon on the 5th day of each month will expose all tenants in the apartment to eviction proceedings, and consequently, you will be subject for payment of Landlord’s legal costs and fees. Please make arrangements well in advance to see that rent is paid in a timely manner. Rent is preferred in the form of a check or money order. Cash is strongly discouraged. Also, please be sure that your apartment number is clearly written on your check to help us properly credit your rent.

PARTIES AND EXCESSIVE NOISE

Be forewarned: The Landlord will vigorously enforce all Lease provisions with regard to excessive noise and parties. You are bound by you lease to be responsible for the behavior of your guests and to respect the rights of other tenants at Magers Apartments. All parties must be within your apartment, and not spill out into the hallways and/or common areas. Again, you are responsible the behavior of yourselves and your guests. If a party is too big, uncontrollable, or disturbing the others, management and/or the police will shut it down. Any violations of the party and noise provision of the lease will result in written warnings being sent to the tenants and their guarantors. More than one written complaint for noisy behavior may be considered grounds for eviction of all tenants in the apartment. Likewise, if you find that you are disturbed or bothered by the behavior of other tenants and you have failed in your attempts to remedy the situation, please contact management and/or the police to allow us to address the situation. All complaints made to management will be held confidentially.

ILLEGAL USE OF PREMISES

All residents agree not to engage in or permit unlawful activities. This includes under age drinking and illegal drug related activities in the apartment, hallways, common areas or grounds.

APARTMENT DÉCOR

Tenant shall not paint, wallpaper, or decorate or otherwise change or alter the premises in any manner without written consent of the Management. Mini blinds are provided for every window, vertical blinds are provided for all sliding glass doors. In the event these get damaged or broken there will be a $50 charge for mini- blinds and a $75 charge for vertical blinds.

WATERBEDS

Are prohibited without management’s written approval and certificate of insurance before move-in.

GARBAGE

All trash must be disposed of properly in the dumpsters located conveniently around the property. Tenant shall keep all common areas provided for use in connection with the apartment, including halls, stairways, yard, sidewalks, driveways, recreation and parking areas, free from trash, debris or filth, and shall not permit bicycles, scooters, skates, charcoal grills in such common areas. If there is any trash or rubbish of any type left outside your door, on the balcony, or within six feet of your doorway, you will be given notice to effect cleanup and a two hour limit for removal, and then you will be charged a $75 fee for removal. If the problem occurs again then the trash will be removed and you will be charged $75 without further notice.

LITTERING

Residents and guests shall not litter the common areas or grounds of the complex. Personal property (bicycles, scooters, etc.), may not be left in the hallways or chained to trees, etc. Such items may be considered abandoned and disposed of by the management.

BALCONIES AND PORCHES

Residents shall not store garbage on their balconies or porches. Residents shall not hang laundry outside. For safety reasons, please do not hang or place plants directly on top of balcony railings. All porches and balconies must be kept neat and clean.

SERVICE REQUESTS

All service and maintenance requests will be handled as promptly as possible. Please call or stop by the office with your requests. Requests should not be made directly to the maintenance staff, as this will upset the system we have in place to best serve our residents. Requests for routine maintenance or repairs should be made during normal business hours. If you have an emergency maintenance request after or before office hours, the emergency maintenance number is 417-880-4066. Feel free to use this number anytime you are unable to contact the office with an emergency. Please do not use the emergency number for routine matters.

PLUMBING

NO article should be placed down toilets other than toilet paper. PAPER TOWELS, LARGE AMOUNTS OF TISSUE PAPER, SANITARY NAPKINS AND TAMPONS should never be flushed down toilets. Tenants will be totally responsible if any of these items are found in plumbing lines, and will be charged accordingly. Tenants will be responsible for all damages caused by misuse.

GARBAGE DISPOSAL

DO NOT put corn cobs, paper, and celery or like food, banana peels, wire, bones, grease, or any non-food items in the disposal. Run cold water and the disposal as you put the food in. DO NOT force food into the disposal. NO glass, utensils, bottle caps, etc. are to be put in or around the garbage disposals. If damage is caused by same or like objects, repairs will be made at tenant’s expense.

KEYS

A lockout fee of $75 shall be charged for Landlord to open the premises for any reason after keys are issued to Tenant. This does include mailboxes.

PARKING

A. All vehicles must be parked in a designated parking space.
B. Any vehicle parked in a non-designated area, such as the grass, fire lane, or in front of a dumpster will be towed at the vehicle owner’s expense without further notice. If a permit has been issued to that car, it may be revoked and all parking privileges suspended.
C. Only vehicles with valid Magers Apartments Parking Permits may park in resident parking areas. Cars parked without permits are subject to towing at the vehicle owner’s expense.
D. No more than one parking permit will be issued per tenant. Permits will only be issued for vehicles that are lawfully registered.
E. Issuance of a parking permit does not guarantee an available space.
F. All permits remain the property of Magers Apartments. The landlord reserves the sole right to revoke any permit from any tenant not observing the parking regulations. If a permit is revoked a new permit will not be issued to another resident of the same apartment during the current lease term.
G. No trailer of any kind shall be parked or stored at any place on or around the premises.
H. No repairs (including washing of cars and changing oil) may be done to vehicles anywhere on Magers Apartments property.
I. No double parking (end to end) is allowed anywhere.
J. All permits must be displayed on the rearview mirror.
K. If you wish to permit a new or different car, bring the old permit into the office, and we will issue a new permit in accordance with the current parking regulations.

SMOKE DETECTORS

All smoke detectors have been checked to insure that they are working when a tenancy begins. Residents agree to notify management in the event there is any problem with either the smoke detector and/or emergency lighting/smoke detectors in the common hallway. In the event that we find a smoke detector vandalized, or removed, the tenant will be charged $50.00 plus the cost of materials for putting the smoke detector back into working order. Smoke detectors and other fire safety equipment are provided for your safety as well as the safety of others. We reserve the right to prosecute to the full extent of the law in the event you or your guests vandalize any fire safety equipment. We reserve the right to check your smoke detector when performing other maintenance in your apartment, or at other times during your tenancy. If your smoke detector is found to be not working properly during one of these checks, it will be repaired and you will be charged.

MOVING

Moving in an out of apartments is permitted between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm. Cars and trucks are not permitted on the lawns, sidewalks, etc. while you are moving in or out, and are subject to towing without further notice. Any damage to the common areas caused by your moving will be charged accordingly.

SWIMMING POOL

The swimming pool is usually open Memorial Day through Labor Day each year. Rules governing the use of the pool are clearly posted on each side of the pool house. NO GLASS IS PERMITTED ANYWHERE IN THE POOL AREA.

PET POLICY

No pets of any kind, whether animal, fish, bird or reptile, shall be permitted in or around the leased premises. Any animal found in either the common hallways or on the grounds is subject to immediate removal by a member of the Magers Apartments Staff. Any animals found will be turned over to the town or an animal shelter. An animal will neither be returned to any resident, nor to any neighbor. In the event that we have become aware for any reason of an animal living in an apartment, the tenants shall receive a written notice immediately that they have two (2) days to remove the animal, or eviction proceedings will commence.

DELIVERIES

The Magers Apartments Office is not responsible for any loss or damages resulting from the delivery of residents’ packages.

SALES & SOLICITING

All sales and soliciting are strictly prohibited on Magers Apartments property.

DAMAGE TO THE APARTMENT/COMMON AREAS

Tenants will be strictly held responsible for damages in their apartments and to the common areas. You are also responsible for any damage done by your guests. A written bill will be sent shortly after the damage is noticed and payment is expected promptly upon receipt. Further, maintenance that is required beyond usual wear and tear will be charged to the tenants (this includes toilet back ups because of improper use, holes in walls, etc.).

MOVE OUT PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION OF LEASE

Each tenant must realize that moving out prior to the expiration of the lease does not release either the individual or other tenants on the lease (and guarantors if applicable). All tenants are jointly and severally liable for the full performance of all lease obligations. This means you are each responsible for the actions of your roommates. The Landlord does not differentiate between you individually, with respect to this you are all treated as a group. If you move out prior to the expiration of the lease, you must notify the office in writing and return your keys. You will remain responsible for payment of rent and other charges until the earlier of the original expiration of your lease, or our leasing the apartment to new tenants who actually take possession. In addition, you may be held responsible for leasing costs that may include but are not limited to cleaning the apartment, painting, advertising, etc. If you move out and fail to pay rent the management may go to court and obtain a judgment for monetary damages against all or one of the tenants, and one or all of the guarantors of the lease. If an individual moves out of the apartment, and the others remain, all those on the lease will continue to be bound by the terms of the lease.

SECURITY DEPOSIT REFUNDS

Apartments will be inspected for damages shortly after the tenants vacate the apartment. Security Deposit refunds will be made in the name of all tenants on the lease. In no event will we issue separate checks. It is important that you give us a forwarding address for the check. Failure to give us a forwarding address may delay return of your Security Deposit.

SUGGESTIONS

We welcome all constructive criticism of any policy we may have, and welcome your suggestions for improving the overall quality of living at Magers Apartments. Please feel free to call upon the Manager with your thoughts.

CHANGES TO RULES AND REGULATIONS

The landlord reserves the right to change and/or amend these rules and regulations.