General Regulations

The following Building Rules and Regulations have been adopted by the Landlord for the care, protection and benefit of the Premises and the Building and for the general comfort and welfare of all tenants.

  1. Sidewalks, halls, passages, exits, entrances, elevators, and stairways shall not be obstructed by Tenants or used by them for any purpose other than for ingress and egress from their respective premises. The halls, passages, exits, entrances, elevators and stairways are not for the use of the general public and Landlord shall in all cases retain the right to control and prevent access thereto by all persons whose presence, in judgment of Landlord, shall be prejudicial to the safety, character, reputation and interests of the Building and its Tenants, provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent such access to persons with whom any Tenant normally deals in the ordinary course of such Tenant’s business unless such persons are engaged in illegal activities. No Tenant, and no employees or invitees of any Tenant, shall go upon the roof of the Building, except as authorized by Landlord.
  2. No, sign, place card, picture, name, advertisement or notice, visible from the exterior of the leased premises shall be inscribed, painted, affixed, installed or otherwise displayed by any tenant either on its premises or any part of the Building without the prior written consent of Landlord, and Landlord shall have the right to remove any such sign, placard, picture, name, advertisement, or notice without notice to and at the expense of the Tenant. If Landlord shall have given such consent to any Tenant at any time, whether before or after the execution of the Lease, such consent shall in no way operate as a waiver or release of any of the provisions hereof or of such Lease and shall be deemed to relate only to the particular sign, placard, picture, name, advertisement or notice so consented to by Landlord and shall not be construed as dispensing with the necessity of obtaining the specific written consent of Landlord with respect to any other such sign, placard, picture, name, advertisement or notice. All approved signs or lettering on doors and walls shall be painted, affixed and inscribed at the expense of the Tenant by a person approved by Landlord.
  3. The directory of the Building will be provided exclusively for the display of the name and location of Tenants only and Landlord reserves the right to exclude any other names there from.
  4. No curtains, draperies, blinds, shutters, shades, screens or other wall coverings, awnings, hangings, or decorations shall be attached to, hung or placed in, or used in connection with, any window or door on any premises without the prior written consent of Landlord. In any event with the prior written consent of Landlord’s standard window covering and such items shall in no way be placed or kept on the window sills so as to be visible from the exterior of the Building. No articles shall be placed against partitions or doors which might appear unsightly from outside Tenants premises.
  5. Landlord reserves the right to exclude from the Building between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:00am at all hours on Saturday, Sundays and holidays all persons who are not Tenants or their accompanied guests in the Building. Each Tenant shall be responsible for all persons it allows to enter the Building and shall be liable to Landlord for all acts of such persons. Landlord shall in no case be liable for damages for error with regard to the admission to or exclusion form the Building of any person. 
    During the continuance of any invasion, mob, riot, public excitement or other circumstances rendering such action advisable in Landlords opinion. Landlord reserves the right to prevent access to the Building by closing the doors, or otherwise for the safety of Tenants and protection of the Building and property in the Building.
  6. No Tenant shall employ any person or persons other than the janitor of Landlord for the purpose of cleaning premises unless otherwise agreed to by Landlord in writing. Except with the written consent of Landlord no person or persons other than those approved by Landlord shall be permitted to enter the Building for the purpose of cleaning same. No Tenant shall cause any unnecessary labor by reason of such Tenant’s carelessness or indifference in the preservation of good order and cleanliness of the premises. Landlord shall in no way be responsible to any tenant for any loss of property on the premises, however occurring, or for any damage done to the effects of any Tenant by the janitor or any other person.
  7. No Tenant shall obtain or maintain for use upon its premises coin-operated vending machines or receive barbering or shoe shine services in its premises except from persons authorized by landlord.
  8. Each Tenant shall see that all doors of its premises are closed and securely locked and must observe strict care and caution that all water faucets or water apparatus are entirely shut off before the Tenant or its employees leaves such premises, and that all utilities shall likewise be carefully shut off so as to prevent waste or damage, and for any default or carelessness the Tenant shall make good all injuries sustained by other Tenants or occupants of the Building or Landlord. On multiple-tenancy floors, all Tenants shall keep the door or doors to the Building corridors closed at all times except for ingress and egress.
  9. As more specifically provided in the Tenants Lease of the premises, Tenant shall not waste electricity, water or air-conditioning and agrees to cooperate fully with Landlord to assure the most effective operation of the Building’s heating and air-conditioning, and shall refrain from attempting to adjust any controls.
  10. No Tenant shall alter any lock or access device or install a new or additional lock or access device or any bolt off any door of its premises without prior consent of Landlord. If Landlord shall give its consent, Tenant shall in each case furnish Landlord with a key for any such lock.
  11. No Tenant shall make or have made additional copies of any keys or access devices provided by Landlord. Each Tenant upon termination of the Tenancy shall deliver to Landlord all the keys or access devices for the Building, offices, rooms and toilet rooms which shall have been furnished the Tenant or which the Tenant shall have made. In the event of the loss of any keys or access devices so furnished by Landlord, Tenant shall pay Landlord therefore.
  12. The toilet rooms, toilets, urinals, wash bowls and other apparatus shall not be used for any purpose other than that for which they were constructed and no foreign substance of any kind whatsoever, including, but not limited to, coffee grounds shall be thrown therein, and the expense of any breakage, stoppage or damage resulting from the violation of this rule shall be borne by the Tenant who, or whose employee or invitees, shall have caused it.
  13. No Tenant shall use or keep in its premises or the Building any kerosene, gasoline or inflammable or combustible fluid or material other than limited quantities necessary for the operation or maintenance of office equipment. No Tenant shall use any method of heating or air-conditioning other than that supplied by Landlord.
  14. No Tenant shall use, keep or permit to be used or kept in its premises any foul or noxious gas or substance or permit or suffer such premises to be occupied or used in a manner offensive or objectionable to Landlord or other occupants of the Building by reason of noise, odors and/or vibrations or interfere in any way with other Tenants or those having business therein, nor shall any animals or birds be brought in or kept in or about any premises of the Building.
  15. No cooking shall be done or permitted by any Tenant on its premises (except microwave ovens or Underwriters’ Laboratory approved equipment for the preparation of coffee, tea, hot chocolate and similar beverages for Tenants and their employees shall be permitted, provided that such equipment and use is in accordance with applicable federal, state and city laws, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations) nor shall premises be used for lodging. Except with the prior consent of Landlord, no Tenant shall sell, permit the sale, at retail, of newspapers, magazines, periodicals, theatre tickets or any other goods or merchandise in or on any premises, nor shall Tenant carry on, or permit, or allow employees or other person to carry on, the business of stenography, typewriting or any similar business in or from any premises for the service or accommodation of occupants of any other portion of the Buildings, nor shall the premises of any Tenant be used for the storage of merchandise or for manufacturing of any kind, or the business of a public barber shop, beauty parlor, nor shall the premises of any Tenant be used for any improper, immoral or objectionable purpose or any business activity other than that specifically provided for in such Tenant’s lease.
  16. If Tenant requires telegraphic, telephonic, burglar alarm or similar services, it shall first obtain, and comply with, Landlords instructions in their installation.
  17. Landlord will direct electricians as to where and how telephone, telegraph and electrical wires are to be introduced or installed. No boring or cutting for wires will be allowed without the prior written consent of Landlord. The location of burglar alarms, telephones, call boxes or other office equipment affixed to all premises shall be subject to the written approval of Landlord.
  18. No Tenant shall install any radio or television antenna, loudspeaker or any other devise on the exterior walls or the roof of the Building. Tenant shall not interfere with radio or television broadcasting or reception from or in the Building elsewhere.
  19. No Tenant shall lay linoleum, tile, carpet, or any other floor covering so that the same shall be affixed to the floors of its premises in any manner except as approved in writing by Landlord. The expense of repairing any damage resulting from a violation of this rule or the removal of any floor covering shall be borne by the Tenant by whom, or by whose contractors, employees or invitees the damage shall have been caused.
  20. No furniture, freight, equipment, materials, supplies, packages, merchandise or other property will be received in the Building or carried up or down the elevators except between such hours and in such elevators as shall be designated by Landlord. Landlord shall have the right to prescribe the weight, size and position of all sales, furniture, files, bookcases or other heavy equipment brought into the Building. Safes or other heavy objects shall, if considered necessary by Landlord to be necessary by Landlord, stand on wood strips of such thickness as determined the weight thereof. Landlord will not be responsible for loss of or damage to any such safe, equipment or property form any cause, and all damage done to the Building by moving or maintaining any such safe, equipment or other property shall be repaired at the expense of Tenant. Business machines and mechanical equipment belonging to Tenant which cause noise or vibration that may be transmitted to the structure of the Building or to any space therein to such a degree as to be objectionable to Landlord or to any Tenants in the Building shall be placed and maintained by Tenant, at Tenant’s expense, on vibration eliminators or other devises sufficient to eliminate noise or vibration. The persons employed to move such equipment in or out of the Building must be acceptable to Landlord.
  21. No Tenant shall place a load upon any floor of the premises which exceeds the load per square foot which such floor was designed to carry and which is allowed by law. No Tenant shall mark, or drive nails, screws or drill into, the partitions, woodwork or plaster or in any way deface such premises or any part thereof.
  22. There shall not be used in any space, or in the public areas of the Building, either by Tenant or others, and 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 or kept in or about the premises.
  23. Each Tenant shall store all its trash and garbage within the interior of its premises. No materials shall be placed in the trash boxes or receptacles if such material is of nature that it may not be disposed of in an ordinary and customary manner of removing and disposing of trash and garbage in this area without violation of any law or ordinance governing such disposal. All trash, garbage, and refuse disposal shall be made only through entry ways and elevators provided for such purposes and at such times as Landlord may designate.
  24. Canvassing, soliciting, distributing of handbills or any other written material, and peddling in the Building are prohibited and each Tenant shall cooperate to prevent the same. No Tenant shall make room-to-room solicitation of business from other tenants in the Building.
  25. Landlord reserves the right to exclude or expel from the Building any person who, in Landlord’s judgment, is intoxicated or under the influence of liquor or drugs or who is in violation of any of the rules and regulations of the Building.
  26. Without the prior written consent of Landlord, Tenant shall not use the name of the Building in connection with or in promoting or advertising the business of Tenant except as Tenant’s address.
  27. Tenant shall comply with all energy conservation, safety, fire protection and evacuation procedures and regulations established by Landlord or any governmental agency.
  28. Tenant assumes any and all responsibility for protecting its premises from theft, robbery and pilferage, which includes keeping doors locked and other means of entry to the premises closed.
  29. The requirements of Tenants will be attended to only upon application at the office of the Building by an authorized individual. Employees of Landlord shall not perform any work or do anything outside of their regular duties unless special instruction from the Landlord, and no employees will admit any person (Tenant or otherwise) to any office without specific instructions from Landlord.
  30. Landlord may waive any one or more of these Rules and Regulations for the benefit of any particular Tenant or Tenants, but no such waiver by Landlord shall be construed as a waiver if such Rules and Regulations in favor of any other Tenant or Tenants, nor prevent Landlord from thereafter enforcing any such Rules and Regulations against any or all Tenants of the Building.
  31. Landlord reserves the right to make such other and reasonable rules and regulations as in its judgment may from time to time be needed for safety and security, for care and cleanliness of the Building and for the preservation of good order therein. Tenant agrees to abide by all such Rules and Regulations hereinabove stated and any additional rules and regulations which are adopted.
  32. All wallpaper or vinyl fabric materials which Tenant may install on painted walls shall be applied with a strippable adhesive. The use of non-strippable adhesives will cause damage to the walls when materials are removed, and repairs made necessary thereby shall be made by Landlord at Tenants expense.
  33. Tenant will refer all contractors, contractors’ representatives and installation technicians, rendering any service to Tenant to Landlord for Landlords supervision, approval, and control before performance of any contractual service. This provision shall apply to all work performed in the Building, including installations of telephones, telegraph equipment, electrical devices and attachments and installations of any nature affecting floors, walls, woodwork, trim, windows, ceilings, equipment or any other physical portion of the Building.
  34. Tenant shall give prompt notice to Landlord of any accidents to or defects in plumbing, electrical fixtures, or heating apparatus so that such accidents or defects may be attended to properly.
  35. No Tenant shall store items in any common areas, corridors, stairwells, or restrooms. This includes any mechanical, telephone or other rooms restricted to Landlord.
  36. Tenant shall be responsible for the observance of all of the foregoing Rules and Regulations by Tenant’s employees, agents, clients, customers, invitees and guests.
  37. These Rules and Regulations are in addition to, and shall not be construed to in any way modify, after or amend, in whole or in part, the terms, covenants, agreements and conditions of any Lease of premises in the Building.
  38. No smoking is allowed within the Building, including any Tenant premises or Building common areas. Landlord may designate a specific smoking area in a suitable area outside of the Building.
  39. Tenant shall not store nor bring into the Buildings, Fire Arms, ammunition or other devices generally considered to be a weapon.