California 30 day notice of Residents Intent to Vacate serves the purpose of informing the landlord about the future evacuation of the rental premises. The tenant serves the notice to the landlord. Provision for serving this notice under Section 1946 of the California Civil Code is applicable for month-to-month and fixed-term lease tenancies.
The Tenant reserves the rights for 48 hours advanced notice of the inspection in line with the directives furnished in Civil Code Section 1950.5(f)(1) by making the appropriate selection of the option. Form CA 01/03, California 30 day notice of Residents Intent to Vacate has provision to execute an inspection and the full and final settlement of dues and refund of the security deposit held by the landlord.
Read before you proceed
- Read the provisions of the Form CA 01/03 carefully to understand them.
- The tenant signing and serving the notice undertakes the provisions and clauses pertaining to the payment of unpaid rent and other settlements.
- Notarization of the signature of the tenant on Form CA 01/03 is not necessary.
- Select the appropriate option for declining or permitting the inspection of the property.
- Please understand that the conclusions arriving during the inspection of the financial deductions towards cleaning, maintenance, and repair of the property are not considered final for the full and final settlement of the security deposit refund and other payable dues.
Form CA 01/03, California 30 day notice of Residents Intent to Vacate has spaces for furnishing particulars. Furnish the name of the owner/agent on the first line. Continue by providing the address of the property in the prescribed manner and complete the first portion by inserting the date.
Specify the reason/s for the termination of the lease descriptively in the space reserved for the same and then insert the forwarding address and new phone number if any. Next Section Notice Of Right To Initial Inspection seeks a careful selection of the choices between declining the inspection, requesting an inspection while attending it, or requesting an inspection while not attending it. Select the right option by marking in the box before the option. Furnish phone number on the next line to organize the inspection.
Select between one option from waiver of 48 hours advanced notice or request for 48 hours advanced notice for the inspection under the provision by Civil Code Section 1950.5(f)(1). You must specify one choice between the two for facilitating the inspection upon requesting the inspection in the previous section Notice Of Right To Initial Inspection. Complete Form CA 01/03, California 30 day notice of Residents Intent to Vacate by signing in the space reserved for the tenant’s signature. Insert the date in front of the signature.
Text Version of this Form
THIRTY DAY NOTICE OF RESIDENT(S) INTENT TO VACATE
To: ___________________________________ (Owner/Agent)
You are hereby given notice that ________________________________________________ (Resident(s)) intend(s) to terminate the
tenancy and to move from the premises located at:
_____________________________________________, Apartment # (if applicable) __________
__________________________________, CA __________,
as of _______________________ (date).
It is understood as follows:
a. that a Thirty Day Notice of Intent to Vacate is required by Section 1946 of California Civil Code for month-to-month
tenancies and by the Lease Agreement for fixed-term tenancies;
b. for Residents on a fixed-term lease, a Thirty Day Notice of Intent to Vacate does not relinquish Resident from any
obligation of the lease, including payment to the end of the lease term;
c. Resident’s possession of the apartment remains in effect until all belongings are removed and all keys returned; and
d. except as provided by law, rent is due and payable up to and including the final date of possession, or thirty (30) days after
service of this notice to Manager, whichever is later.
e. Resident cannot use the security deposit as last month’s rent. Rent is payable through the termination of the tenancy.
The resident’s reason(s) for terminating the Lease Agreement is as follows: (optional)
Forwarding Address: ___________________________________________________________________
New Phone Number: __________________________
NOTICE OF RIGHT TO INITIAL INSPECTION:
I understand that I have the right to request an initial inspection of my unit and to be present during that inspection, which shall
occur no earlier than two weeks before the termination of the tenancy and during normal business hours. I also understand that at
this initial inspection, the Manager will provide an itemized statement specifying repairs or cleaning that are proposed to be the
basis for the deductions from the security deposit. I understand, however, that this may not be the final accounting of dedu ctions
from my security deposit. I understand that no later than three weeks (21 days) after Manager has regained possession of the
premises, Manager shall provide me with an itemized statement, indicating the basis for, and the amount of, any security depo sit
received and the disposition of the security and shall return any remaining portion of such security deposit to me.
(check only one option below)
I decline the initial inspection.
I request the initial inspection of my apartment, and I wish to be
present. I request the initial inspection of my apartment, but I will not
Contact me at this phone number to arrange for the inspection: ________________________
(if requesting initial inspection, check only one option below)
I waive my right to 48 hour notice by the Manager prior to the entry of the apartment to perform the initial inspection, as allowed by Civil
Code section 1950.5(f)(1).
I want Manager to provide 48 hour notice prior to entry of the apartment to perform the initial inspection.
Resident Signature(s): ____________________ ____________________ Date: ____________________
Form CA 01/03