PET APPLICATION FORM
All pets being a cat, dog, fish, bird, ferret, guinea pig, rabbit, mice etc must be disclosed on this application form. With the exception of fish, all pets require a pet bond of $260.00 to be paid for the eradication of parasites to the interior and exterior of the property.
If your pet is on the list of Restricted Dog Breeds you must disclose this information on your application and if accepted you must comply with the Restricted Dog Breed Regulations 2002. This includes any mixed breeds listed under the restricted dog breeds.
I/We request the landlord’s permission to keep a pet as detailed below on the premises:
I/We agree to comply with the follow conditions as per Part C of the Residential Tenancy Agreement – Special Condition for a Pet:
- 1. The tenant must be a responsible pet owner, showing due care for the cleanliness of the Pet and the Lessor’s Premises and for the amenity of the neighbourhood.
- 2. If the Premises are part of a strata scheme and the Strata Owners resolve that pets cannot be kept on the strata lot compromising the Premises then the tenant must remove the pet from the premises.
- 3. If the tenant breaches these conditions and fails to remedy any breach within 14 days after written notice of breach has been given then the tenant must immediately remove the pet from the premises.
- 4. The tenant agrees to abide by any laws or by-laws of the Local Government Authority relating to pets.
- 5. Any additional or replacement pets to the pet must be approved by the lessor in writing and if approved will be subject to these conditions.
- 6. The lessor may at any time request, and the tenant must provide a photograph of the pet.
- 7. The Lessor & Tenant agree that the pet must:
- a. Be kept clean, quiet and controlled at all times,
- b. Be free from parasites and disease,
- c. Be domesticated,
- d. Not disturb neighbours, other tenants or other pets,
- e. Not wander unsupervised (except for a cat which must be kept indoors at night),
- f. Be toilet trained,
- g. Receive appropriate veterinary care when required,
- h. Be under control or on a lead when passing through any common property, so that the pet does not disturb other tenants, their visitors or other pets.
- 8. The tenant is responsible for keeping all areas where the pet is housed and fed clean, fresh, safe and free from parasites.
- 9. The tenant must promptly pick up and dispose of all faeces in an appropriate bag and have them placed in a rubbish bin and wash away urine from outdoor areas.
- 10. The tenant is liable for any damage or injury caused by the pet to the premises and will pay the lessor for any costs or expenses incurred by the lessor as a result of damage or injury ti any person or property. Damage includes destruction or damage to garden, lawn, reticulation and courtyard areas.
- 11. The tenant warrants that, having inspected the premises, the fences at the premises are adequate to enclose the pet. If the fences are not effective at enclosing the pet, the tenant must make alternative arrangements to accommodate the pet.
- 12. If the fence is damaged (not by the tenant or the pet) and becomes inadequate to enclose the pet, then the tenant must (a) promptly notify the lessor’s agent and (b) make alternative arrangements to accommodate the pet, until the fence is repaired.
- 13. If the pet is capable of carrying parasites that can affect humans then the tenant agrees to increase the Security Bond by $260 (Pet Bond)