• The purpose of this form is to obtain information about the pet intended to reside at the property and property suitability. The information will be used by CHC in the decision for approval or decline of the pet application. Please note each pet requires a separate application form to be completed.
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  • Pet information

  • Emergency contact

    (details of the person that will care for pet in case of emergency)
  • Declaration

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  • If this application is approved, CHC will require endorsement through ACAT for increased routine inspections and you will be required to have the property fumigated upon vacating.
  • I/we:
    1. Understand that it is my/our responsibility as pet owners to:
      • Always Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation, cleaning and disposing of any animal waste.
      • Maintain a high standard of preventative health care e.g. flea and worm treatment.
    2. Agree to monitor the noise from our pet to avoid undue annoyance or disturbance of neighbours.
    3. Acknowledge that I/we shall be liable for any damage to the property caused by the pet and shall pay immediately for any costs incurred in rectifying this damage.
    4. Accept full responsibility and indemnify the property owner for any claims by or injuries to third parties or their property caused by, or because of, actions by my pet.
    5. Acknowledge that the consent of the property owner/managing agent operates in respect of the nominated pet only and that any change of pet must be the subject of a separate application.
    6. Acknowledge that in the event of a breach of this agreement the property owner/managing agent may withdraw any consent it has given me for the keeping of a pet.
    7. Agrees to arrange for Flea Fumigation and steam cleaning of carpet areas at the end of the Tenancy or at a time during the Tenancy as required or requested by the Lessor / Lessor’s Agent.
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  • Guidelines Permission for Pet in a CHC property CHC supports responsible pet ownership and has introduced Pet Guidelines to establish an understanding of company requirements allowing suitable pets to reside at CHC properties. Tenants must complete a Pet Application form for all pets that intend to reside at the property including dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, large fish tanks, etc. This is with the exception of a fish tank less than 30 litres, where the tenant is not required to obtain permission from CHC. Where applicable, tenants are encouraged to read the ACT codes of practice regarding responsible pet ownership before submitting their application form. Pet approval  Tenants must complete a Pet Application form when they intend for a pet to reside at the property  Tenants must have received written permission from CHC prior to any pet residing at the property  Permission for a pet is subject to property suitability  Where applicable, permission may be subject to Body corporate approval  Where applicable, the tenant must provide CHC with evidence of current ACT registration or license  CHC reserves the right to withdraw a permission for a pet at anytime  Where permission for the pet has been granted, the tenant agrees to sign a ‘Pet clause’  Where applicable, pets must be restrained during CHC inspections and tradespersons attendance  The pet must be kept in an allocated area; generally, this is outside for dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Birds and fish may be kept inside.  Tenants are responsible for keeping the pet area clean and free from pet odours, insect infestations, litter and pet urine and faeces  Tenants are required to maintain a peaceful and safe neighbourhood  CHC will not be responsible for costs associated with modifications required for a pet to reside at the property, such as additional fencing, pet shelter, etc.  Should damage occur to the property or landscape, the tenants are responsible to remedy this in accordance with the Residential Tenancies Act Temporary care  Should the tenant care for a pet for a period of less than three (3) weeks, the tenant is not required to complete a Pet Application form Non-approval for a pet  If the Pet Application is denied the pet must not reside at the property  Should a tenant allow a pet to reside at the property for a period exceeding three (3) weeks without permission, a Notice to Remedy may be issued.