018 285 7400
OppiKampus-AnnexureD-HouseRules

Annexure D – HOUSE RULES & CONDUCT

(subject to amendment from time to time)

The Occupant is strictly liable for compliance with Annexure D House rules & Conduct by him/her and their visitors in addition to payment in respect of any damages caused by him/her or their visitors as well as for any penalty imposed on him/her or on any of their visitors in terms hereof.

  1. ANIMALS, INSECTS, REPTILES AND BIRDS
    • on the common property except with the consent of the Landlord in the case of special circumstances e.g. a visually impaired person.
  1. REFUSE DISPOSAL
    • A Tenant of a section shall:-
      • Ensure that all refuse is deposited in the communal refuse area;
      • Ensure that before refuse is placed in the communal refuse area bin it is securely wrapped in a suitable strong plastic bag, and in the case of tins or other containers, completely drained, before it is placed in such plastic bags and such refuse bin.
      • For the purpose of having the refuse collected, place such plastic bag within the refuse bin.
    • An owner or occupier shall not allow any refuse for the disposal of which he is responsible, to remain in any entrance or passage, staircase or any other part of the common property, contrary to Rule 2.1 above.
    • No broken appliances or any furniture or vehicle parts may be disposed of in the designated refuse area or on any part of the common property at any time whatsoever.
  1. PARKING AND DRIVING OF VEHICLES
    • No owner or occupier shall park or stand any vehicle upon the common property outside of his designated parking bay or permit or allow any vehicle under the control of a visitor to be parked or stood upon outside of parking areas on the common property designated for visitors. The Tenant must only park on his/her designated parking bay.
    • Trucks, caravans, trailers, boats or other heavy vehicles may not be parked on the common property.
    • All parking at own risk and responsibility of the tenant / visitor. There will be no liability for loss or damage on the part of the Landlord or Owner or its Agents whatsoever.
    • All owners and occupiers shall:-
      • Observe all road signs on the common property;
      • Ensure that they don’t exceed a speed of 15 (FIFTEEN) kilometers per hour when driving their vehicles on any part of the common property;
      • Ensure that their vehicles, do not drip oil or brake fluid on the common property or in any other way deface the common property including the exit and entrance gates.
    • Owners or occupiers shall not:-
      • Drive their vehicles within the common property in any manner that creates a nuisance;
      • Allow any unlicensed person to drive any vehicle within the common property;
      • Be permitted to dismantle or effect major repairs to any vehicle on any portion of the common property, an exclusive use area or in a section;
      • Reside or sleep in a vehicle or any part of the common property;
      • Play loud music;
      • To occupy more than one open parking bay at a time;
    • Every person must ensure collection of his or her parking disk from his or her Rental Administration Office upon receiving his or her keys, the parking disk must be clearly visible at all times and be attached to the windscreen.
    • Bicycles may only be stored in the bicycle storage areas at tenants own risk and responsibility.
    • Scooters and motorbikes may only park in the designated areas at tenants own risk and responsibility
    • Parking day pass: a parking day pass will be issued on request at the office at a cost of R50.00 p/day
    • Parking is available but needs to be pre-booked. When you book a parking you will receive a parking disc with the allocated parking number. Be sure to park on your specifically allocated parking bay at all times. Any vehicle parked on an un-allocated or unmarked space or without a parking disc will be clamped and fined R350.00 (THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY RAND).
    • All vehicles is the tenants own risk and no damages will be the responsibility of the Landlord.
  1. DAMAGE, ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE COMMON PROPERTY AND STRUCTURAL ALTERATIONS TO THE INTERIOR OF SECTIONS MINOR ALTERATIONS:
    • As far as minor alterations, fixtures or additions are concerned, an owner, Tenant or occupier of a section shall not mark, paint, drive nails or screws or the like into, or otherwise damage, or alter, any part of the common property.
    • An owner or person authorised by him or her shall not construct, attach to, fix to on any part of the exterior of buildings, including balconies, or place or construct on, or fix to any part of the common property any alterations, fixtures, satellite dishes, solar heating systems, air conditioners, chimneys, canopies, awnings, shade covers, carport covers, steps, braai’s or similar items
    • Any structural alteration affecting a section and the common property; and alterations to work to plumbing, electrical installations or conduits, are strictly prohibited.
    • No actions may be done or permitted on the premises that may potentially cause damage to the premises, or which may be potentially harmful to neighbours or other tenants, or may increase the risk of fire to the premises, or in any way compromise the insurance regulations that the landlord has with regards to the premises.
  1. APPEARANCE FROM THE OUTSIDE AND OBSTRUCTIONS TO THE COMMON PROPERTY
    • The Tenant of a section shall not place or do anything (including but not limited to washing) on any part of the common property, or a section, including but not limited to balconies, patios, stoeps and gardens which, in the discretion of the Landlord, is aesthetically displeasing or undesirable when viewed from the outside of the section.
    • Tenants shall ensure that sections are provided with adequate curtaining or blinds at all times and within 3 (THREE) days after taking occupation, if applicable.
    • No items which, in the discretion of the Trustees, are aesthetically displeasing or undesirable may be hung over walls, in windows, in corridors or on any part of the building or the common property so as to be visible to the public or other occupiers.
    • The Tenant may not store or leave any object on any part of the common property, or allow or permit it to be so placed, stored or left.
    • All tenants and their visitors have to be properly dressed before leaving the unit. The tenant may not leave her room or visit any communal area or entrances clothed in undesirable or displeasing clothes (for example slippers and pajamas).
  1. SIGNS AND NOTICES
    • No Tenant shall place any sign, notice, flag, billboard or advertisement of any kind whatsoever on any part of the common property or of a section, so as to be visible from outside the section.
  1. LITTERING
    • A Tenant of a section shall not deposit, throw (including out of windows or over boundary walls), or permit or allow to be deposited or thrown, on the common property any rubbish, including dirt, cigarette butts, food scraps or any other litter whatsoever.
    • No broken appliances or any furniture or vehicle parts may be disposed of in the designated areas or on any part of the common property at any time whatsoever.
  1. LAUNDRY

A Tenant of a section shall not hang any washing or laundry or any other items in windows or on balconies or on any part of the buildings or the common property so as to be visible from outside the buildings or from any other section.   Laundry rooms are provided for washing purposes.  Remove all clothes from the washing machines directly after use.  All pockets are to be emptied inclusive of coins and hair accessories before placing laundry into the machine. Please take note that the Landlord is not responsible for washing being removed/stolen from the washing lines.  Please take note of the instructions of the washing machines. (r/e Powder directly on the clothes, sta soft in the middle holder, bleach in the bottom left corner)

There are also coin operated tumble dryers available at an additional fee which is currently R30.00 (THIRTY RAND) per cycle.  Please do not insert drenched clothing into the tumble dryers.

  1. LETTING AND OCCUPANCY
    • No Tenant of a unit shall allow more persons / parents to reside in a unit at any one time other than set out in the lease agreement or with prior arrangement.
    • The tenant may not have anyone else stay in or occupy the premises in his/her absence.
    • The Tenant must be registered as a full time student at a recognized educational institution.
    • No visitors will be allowed after 24h00 unless prior arrangements have been made with the Rental Administration Office.
  1. ERADICATION OF PESTS
    • An Tenant shall keep his section free of cockroaches, white ants, borer and other wood destroying insects and to this end shall permit the Landlord / Agent to enter upon his/her section from time to time for the purpose of inspecting the section and taking such action as may be reasonably necessary to eradicate any such pests.
  1. USAGE OF SECTIONS, EXCLUSIVE USE AREAS, COMMON PROPERTY AND RELATED MATTERS
    • An owner, Tenant or occupier will be responsible for adequate supervision of his or her visitors, and shall foresee that no nuisance is caused or common property damaged.
    • In the event of damage of whatsoever nature being caused to the common property, including exclusive use areas, by a Tenant or any of their visitors, contractors or employees, the tenant will be responsible for the costs of such repair.
    • No trading or business activities of any nature or extent shall be allowed on/in the property – neither in sections nor on common property.
    • The Landlord will not be held liable for any belongings of the tenants in their units. Tenants must always ensure that their units are locked when they leave the unit.
    • The connecting of speakers, Xbox and other media on the public TV’s will not be allowed. You will be fined and a warning will be issued.
    • Please leave your bathroom window open while you shower and when you leave the unit to avoid any smells and mould against the walls due to the steam of the hot water.
  1. NOISE, DISTURBANCE AND NUISANCE
    • No Tenant may permit anything to be done in his or her section or on the common property, which constitutes a nuisance or an unreasonable invasion of the privacy of the other occupiers of the buildings or permit or cause any disturbance or allow his visitors to cause any disturbance which in the opinion of the Landlord would constitute a nuisance or an invasion or the right of privacy of the other occupiers.
    • All Tenants shall maintain reasonable quietness between 22h00 and 07h00. The entertainment areas and facilities may nevertheless only be used until the time mentioned below, during exam times, as indicated below:

Mondays – Sunday 07h00 – 22h00

Complete silence to be maintained after these hours. Provided communal areas must be used for socializing events.

  • At all times, all television, radio and other appliances emitting sound, including musical instrument, should be kept at audio levels which are not audible from outside of the section.
  1. SECURITY
    • Tenants must at all times ensure that the security and safety of all occupiers and their property is preserved, and all in particular must:
      • ensure that upon entering or leaving the premises, all gates are properly closed;
      • ensure that such gates are never opened for unknown or uninvited persons;
    • The only way that visitors may obtain access to the property is if they contact the Tenant to collect them from the gate and then personally let them out again. The tenant must sign their visitors in and out. No more than 3 (THREE) visitors will be allowed per section per day or per person at a time.
    • Movement within the property may be monitored by CCTV cameras which may not be tampered with.
  1. EMPLOYEES
    • Tenants may not request the Landlord’s supervisor or his staff to perform any task for them during their working hours. Tenants may not interfere with the employee in the performance of their duties and must give their full cooperation to such employees.
  1. CONTRAVENTION OF RULES
    • Should the Rules above be contravened, the Landlord may:-
      • impose a fine; or
      • refer it for decision by the Trustees or nominated person of Oppi Kampus, whose decision will be as per their sole discretion and final;
      • be entitled, but not obliged, to terminate the agreement of the tenant and /or to take such legal steps as he deems fit. If the landlord, in his sole discretion is of the opinion that any transgression of the house rules are of such serious nature that it constitutes a breach of this agreement, the landlord is entitled to take such steps required in order to cancel the agreement, without any previous complaints having been lodged and / or fines having been levied against the tenant.
      • criminally institute appropriate action;
      • impose more than one of the options mentioned.
      • Any fine imposed, must be paid within 7 (Seven) days after the offender has been notified of the imposition of the fine. If at the termination date of the agreement, any amounts/fines/additional administrative fees are still due and unpaid by the tenant, the landlord will be entitled to deduct such amounts due from the deposit of the tenant, prior to refunding any balance thereof to the tenant. The tenant hereby agrees to vacate the premises within 72 hours, without any legal steps being taken.

SCHEDULE OF OFFENCE / PENALTY / FINE:

TYPE OFFENSE / MISCONDUCT 1st time 2nd time 3rd time
CATEGORY A
Untidiness (leaving common areas or rooms dirty) R 100 R 200 Refer
Tenant violates rule of conduct not specified herein (excl of serious nature) R 200 R 300 Refer
Parking violation (not parking in allocated parking) R 200 R 300 Refer
Making noise during quiet times R 200 R 300 Refer
Violate visitor rules / Not signing visitors in & out R 200 R 300 Refer
Unacceptable language in common or public areas R 200 R 300 Refer
Misuse of communication systems (eg. Intercom, WhatsApp groups etc.). R 200 R 300 Refer
1st,2nd & Final Warning fees (excludes the offence penalty) R 200 R 500 R1250
CATEGORY B
Not adhering to specified male and female time periods / prohibitions R 500 Refer
Smoking in prohibited areas R 500 Refer
Drinking in prohibited areas R 500 Refer
Sleeping of guests in a room without prior arrangement R 500 Refer
Create unauthorized Wi-Fi “hotspots” and misuse of the network system R 500 Refer
Bad language towards another person R 500 Refer
Minor damage to property, for example. breakages R 500 Refer
Sliding in corridors or similar R 500 Refer
CATEGORY C
Offenses that can be criminally prosecuted, eg .:
· Theft Refer
· Assault Refer
· Victimization Refer
· Race related incidents Refer
CATEGORY D
·Other Offenses / Costs:
·Sleep Over Cost (per night) R300
·Parking day pass R50
· Extra parking disc R50
·Clamping Fees R350
·Lost Keys R300
·Opening of unit during office hours (08:00am – 17:00pm) R300
·Opening of unit after office hours (17:01pm – 07:59am) R800
·Relocation Fee Equal to one month rent, payable on demand
· Copy of Agreement of Lease R50
· Copy of Proof of residence/ Statement request (1 Page) R10

If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.