Building Rules & Regulations

  1. The sidewalks, doorways, halls, stairways, vestibules and other similar areas shall not be obstructed by Tenant or used by it for any purpose other than ingress to and egress from their the Leased Premises, and for going from one part of the Building to another part. Corridor doors, when not in use, shall be kept closed. Before leaving the Building, Tenant shall ensure that all doors to the Leased Premises are securely locked and all water faucets and electricity are shut off.
  2. Plumbing fixtures shall be used only for their designated purpose, and no foreign substances of any kind shall be deposited therein. Damage to any such fixtures resulting from misuse by Tenant or any employee or invitee of Tenant shall be repaired at the expense of Tenant.
  3. Nails, screws and other attachments to the Building require prior written consent from Landlord, except for the routine hanging of pictures and diplomas or certifications. Tenant shall not mar or deface the Leased Premises in any way. Tenant shall not place anything on or near the glass of any window, door or wall which may appear unsightly from outside the Leased Premises.
  4. All contractors and technicians rendering any installation service to Tenant shall be subject to Landlord’s approval and supervision prior to performing services. This applies to all work performed in the Building, including, but not limited to, installation of telephones, electronic equipment, wiring of any kind, and electrical devices, as well as all installations affecting floors, walls, windows, ceilings, and any other physical portion of the Building.
  5. Movement in or out of the Building of furniture, office equipment, safes or other bulky material which requires the use of elevators, stairways, or the Building entrance and lobby shall be restricted to hours established by Landlord. All such movement shall be under Landlord’s supervision, and the use of an elevator for such movements shall be restricted to the Building’s freight elevators. Arrangements shall be made at least 24 hours in advance with Landlord regarding the time, method, and routing of such movements. Tenant shall pay for the services of the employees of the elevator service company employed when safes and other heavy articles are moved into or from the Building, and Tenant shall assume all risks of damage and pay the cost of repairing or providing compensation for damage to the Building, to articles moved and injury to persons or property resulting from such moves. Landlord shall not be liable for any acts or damages resulting from any such activity. There shall not be used in any space or common areas of the Building, either by any Tenant or any others, any hand trucks except those equipped with rubber tires and side guards or such other material handling equipment as Landlord may approve. No other vehicles of any kind shall be brought by any Tenant into the Building or kept in or about its Premises.
  6. Landlord shall have the right to limit the weight and size of, and to designate the location of, all other heavy property brought into the Building.
  7. Tenant shall cooperate with Landlord in maintaining the Leased Premises. Tenant shall not employ any person for the purpose of cleaning the Leased Premises other than the Building’s cleaning and maintenance personnel, unless approved by Landlord. Window cleaning shall be done only by Landlord’s agents at such times and during such hours as Landlord shall elect.
  8. Deliveries of water, soft drinks, newspapers, or other such items to the Leased Premises shall be restricted to hours established by Landlord and made by use of the freight elevators if Landlord so directs.
  9. Nothing shall be swept or thrown into the corridors, halls, elevator shafts, or stairways. No birds, fish, or animals of any kind shall be brought into or kept in, on or about the Leased Premises, unless given written permission by the Landlord, with the exception of guide animals where necessary.
  10. No cooking shall be done in the Leased Premises except in connection with a convenience lunch room for the sole use of employees and guests (on a non-commercial basis) in a manner which complies with all of the provisions of the Lease and which does not produce fumes or odors.
  11. Food, soft drink or other vending machines shall not be placed within the Leased Premises without Landlord’s prior written consent.
  12. Tenant shall not install or operate on the Leased Premises any electric heater, stove, toaster, toaster oven, hot plate, or similar equipment without Landlord’s express prior written consent. Tenant shall not use or keep on its Leased Premises any kerosene, gasoline, or flammable or combustible fluid or material other than limited quantities reasonably necessary for the operation and maintenance of office equipment utilized at the Leased Premises. No weapons or explosives shall be brought into the Building at any time.
  13. Tenant shall not waste electricity, water or air conditioning, shall cooperate fully with Landlord to assure the most effective operation of the Building’s heating and air conditioning systems and shall comply with any governmental energy-saving rules or regulations about which Tenant has been given notice. Tenant shall not tamper with or attempt to adjust temperature control thermostats in the Leased Premises unless part of a Landlord approved energy management program; Landlord shall make reasonable adjustments in thermostats upon request from Tenant.
  14. Tenant, its employees, agents and invitees shall each comply with all requirements necessary for the security of the Leased Premises. Landlord reserves the right to refuse entry to the Building after normal business hours to Tenant, its employees, agents or invitees, or any other person without satisfactory identification showing his or her right of access to the Building at such time. Landlord shall not be liable for any damages resulting from any error in regard to any such identification or from such admission to or exclusion from the Building. Tenant assumes full responsibility for protecting the Leased Premises from theft, robbery and pilferage, which includes keeping doors locked and other means of entry closed.
  15. Landlord will furnish Tenant with a reasonable number of initial keys for entrance doors into the Leased Premises, and may charge Tenant for additional keys thereafter. All such keys shall remain the property of Landlord. No additional locks are allowed on any door of the Leased Premises without Landlord’s prior written consent and Tenant shall not make any duplicate keys. Upon termination of this Lease, Tenant shall surrender to Landlord all keys to the Leased Premises, and give to Landlord the combination of all locks for safes and vault doors, if any, in the Leased Premises.
  16. Tenant shall not bring into (or permit to be brought into) the Building any bicycle or other type of vehicle unless approved in writing by Landlord. The use of bicycle parking in the parking garage is conditioned on adherence to specific bicycle parking rules and regulations.
  17. Landlord retains the right at any time, without liability to Tenant, to change the name and street address of the Building.
  18. Canvassing, peddling, soliciting, and distribution of handbills in the Building are prohibited and Tenant will cooperate to prevent these activities.
  19. The Building hours of operation are 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Landlord reserves the right to close and keep locked all entrance and exit doors of the Building on Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, and between the hours of 6:00 P.M. of any day and 8:00 A.M. of the following day, and during such other hours as Landlord may deem advisable for the protection of the Building and the tenants thereof.
  20. The requirements of Tenant will be attended to only upon application at the management office of the Building. Building employees will not perform any work or do anything outside of their regular duties unless under specific instruction from the Property Management Office.
  21. Tenant shall cooperate fully with the life safety program of the Building as established and administered by Landlord. This shall include participation by Tenant and its employees in exit drills, fire inspections, life safety orientations and other programs relating to fire and life safety that may be established by Landlord.
  22. Tenant shall cooperate and comply with, participate in, and assist in the implementation of (and take no action that is inconsistent with, or which would result in Landlord, the Building and/or the Real Property failing to comply with the requirements of) any conservation, sustainability, recycling, energy efficiency, and waste diversion programs, environmental protection efforts and/or other programs that are in place and/or implemented from time to time at the Building, including any required reporting, disclosure, rating or compliance system or program.
  23. No smoking of any kind shall be permitted inside or outside of the Building or anywhere within the property line of the Building.
  24. Landlord reserves the right to rescind any of these rules and regulations and to make future rules and regulations required for the safety, protection, and maintenance of the Building, the operation and preservation of the good order thereof, and the protection and comfort of the tenants and their employees and visitors. Such rules and regulations, when made and written notice thereof given to Tenant, shall be binding as if originally included herein. Landlord shall not be responsible to Tenant for the non-observance or violation of these rules and regulations by any other tenant of the Building. Landlord reserves the right to exclude or expel from the Building any person who, in Landlord’s judgment, is under the influence of liquor or drugs, or who shall in any manner do any act in violation of any of these rules and regulations.
  25. Holiday decorations that are installed in tenant premises and floor common areas shall be limited to artificial materials. In particular, Christmas and other holiday trees and wreaths must be made of flame retardant, artificial materials.