Users' questions

Why pets are not allowed in apartments?

Why pets are not allowed in apartments?

Not allowing pets in an apartment complex or housing society is considered to be a direct violation of the Constitution of India. “Barking is a natural form of expression for a dog, and must and has to be tolerated in a society. However, incessant barking can disturb neighbours.

Can pets be banned in apartments?

No ban can be imposed on keeping pets in apartments, even after amendment of society bye-laws and regulations. If a pet owner abide by the municipal laws regarding pets then no society civic body has the right to ban the pets or their owners from the society.

Are no pet policies legal?

As all pet-owning tenants know, most leases and rental agreements contain no-pets clauses. Such provisions are legal everywhere, and, when a tenant violates a no-pets clause, landlords may terminate the tenancy.

Can I have a pet if landlord says no?

Generally the landlord cannot even enter the home without giving the tenant notice except in an emergency, unless the lease specifies otherwise. Even if your lease does not allow pets, you may have a legal right to keep your pet.

Can Neighbours complain about dog barking in India?

You can complain to your local council if talking to the owner doesn’t work. The council will investigate and, if necessary, issue an abatement notice to the dog’s owner. If a dog owner doesn’t comply with the abatement notice, they can be fined.

Can landlords charge extra for pets?

Pet damage is a very common occurrence with rental homes. This is why many landlords charge a monthly “pet rent” in addition to a “pet deposit” or “pet fee.” As a side note, charging any additional amount as a deposit or fee for a service animal or emotional support animal is a violation of fair housing laws.

What to do about barking Neighbours dogs?

Dealing with barking dogs

  1. contact the Community Justice Centre (CJC) to help mediate and settle the problem.
  2. contact your local council who may issue a nuisance order (which incurs a fine for non-compliance) to the dog’s owner, or.
  3. seek a noise abatement order from your local court.

How do I file a complaint against a neighbor’s dog in India?

Also you could file a police complaint under section 268 and 290 of Indian Penal Code for public nuisance.

Do I have to disclose my emotional support animal?

Can my landlord ask me to register or provide registration proof for my ESA? No, registration is not required for emotional support animals. Do I have to disclose my disability to my apartment manager or landlord? No, you do not have to disclose any medical information to your landlord.

What happens if your landlord finds your pet?

If you’re caught sneaking in a pet, your landlord may have the right to evict you. If you’re evicted, your landlord may sue you for the remainder of your lease payment. Any future landlords can learn about your eviction history, and that may make renting again a tough proposition.