Property Maintenance for Tenants


Tenants and property owners are responsible for maintaining safe, clean, and attractive properties. Costly Code Compliance fines may be avoided by properly maintaining a property.

What are My Responsibilities as a Tenant?

Tenant responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping the premises and the residence undamaged and clean (no trash, junk, or debris)
  • Disposing of garbage and waste in a clean and sanitary manner
  • Using and operating gas, electrical, and plumbing fixtures properly
  • Using the premises for the intended purposes
  • Preventing and repairing any damage caused by the tenant, family, guests, and/or pets
  • Other repairs as determined by the rental agreement

Related Forms & Handouts

Preserving Rocklin: A Tenant's Guide to Property Maintenance