Updated on March 18th, 2023
A landlord notice to enter is a letter sent to a tenant notifying them of entrance into their leased property. Most states require between 24 to 48 hours’ notice. It can be placed on or under the tenant’s door and electronic communication (e-mail or text message) should also be made.
Commonly Used For
- Repairs and maintenance – To fix a reported issue or for the landlord to check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
- Showing the property – If a lease is not being renewed, give showings to prospective tenants.
- Lease violations – To prove a lease violation, such as having an unauthorized guest or pet.
- Inspection – When the tenant is about to vacate the premises to check for property damage.
- Abandonment – If there is reason to believe the tenant no longer lives on the property.
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Washington D.C.
- West Virginia
LANDLORD NOTICE TO ENTER
[CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE]
RE: NOTICE TO ENTER THE PREMISES
Dear [TENANT’S NAME],
In accordance with [STATE] landlord-tenant laws and the terms of your lease agreement, this letter is to provide you advanced notice for entering your rental property at [PROPERTY ADDRESS] for the purpose of [REASON FOR ENTERING].
It is currently scheduled to enter the property on [ENTRY DATE] at the approximately [TIME]. As required by law, this notice is being provided at least [#] hours in advance of the planned entry.
If you have any concerns or if the proposed date and time are not suitable for you, please contact us immediately to reschedule. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter and your continued efforts to maintain the rental property.
|Alabama||2 days||§ 35-9A-303|
|Alaska||24 hours||AS 34.03.140|