Pet Policy


 

Pet Policies

  • Tenants with pets must pay an additional rent of $25 per month, per pet.
  • Park Forest Enterprises allows a maximum of 2 pets in any residence.
  • The monthly pet fee is additional pet rent, and is not escrowed or otherwise set aside to pay for pet damages.

 

Dogs

  • Only adult dogs older than 1-year (sorry, no puppies!).
  • Large breed dogs are not permitted (50 lbs maximum).
  • Dogs must be fixed (spayed or neutered), licensed, immunized, supervised and leashed.
  • Tenant must immediately collect and properly dispose of dog waste.

 

Cats

  • Indoor cats only: Cats may not roam freely outside.
  • Cats must be spayed or neutered, and immunized.
  • Cats must use an indoor litter box, which must be kept clean at all times.

 

Other Pets

  • Goldfish and other small-aquarium fish are permitted, and do not require special permission or pet fees. Large aquariums are not permitted.
  • Birds will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Other mammals and reptiles are NOT permitted including: Ferrets, rabbits, chinchillas, pot bellied pigs, snakes, lizards, etc.

 

Responsibilities

  • Tenant agrees to treat all pets for fleas as preventative maintenance.
  • Tenant agrees not leave the property for more than 12 hours without arranging for alternative care for the pet.
  • Tenant agrees make arrangements for pet care when maintenance or other employees need to enter the premises.
  • At the end of the lease, Landlord will professionally exterminate for fleas, and the cost will be deducted from the Tenant’s security deposit.
  • Upon vacating the premises, Tenant will thoroughly clean and remove all pet hairs.
  • Upon vacating the premises, Tenant will professionally steam clean and deodorize carpets (receipt required).

 

Damage

  • Tenant is responsible for all damage to the leased premises, including (but not limited to) flooring, carpet, pad, doors, woodwork, and blinds, as well as for damage to public areas outside the leased premises.
  • The monthly pet fee is additional pet rent, and is not escrowed or otherwise set aside to pay for pet damages.