Rules and Regulations

  1. Sidewalks, doorways, vestibules, halls, stairways, and other similar areas shall not be used for the disposal of trash, be obstructed by tenants, or be used by tenants for any purpose other than entrance to and exit from the Premises and for going from one part of the Building to another part of the Building.
  2. Plumbing fixtures shall be used only for the purposes for which they are designed, and no sweepings, rubbish, rags or other unsuitable materials shall be disposed into them. Damage resulting to any such fixtures from misuse by a tenant shall be the liability of said tenant.
  3. Signs, advertisements, notices, or other lettering, whether exhibited, inscribed, painted, or affixed by Tenant, visible in or from public corridors or from outside the Building shall be subject to Landlord’s prior written approval. Any violation of the foregoing by the Tenant, Landlord may remove same without any liability and may charge the expense incurred by such removal to Tenant.
  4. Movement in or out of the Building of furniture, office equipment, or any other bulky or heavy materials shall be restricted to such hours as Landlord shall reasonably designate.  Landlord will determine the method and routing of said items so as to ensure the safety of all persons and property concerned.  Advance 24-hour minimum written notice of intent to move such items must be made to the Building management office.
  5. All routine deliveries, including postal services, vending, facilities and maintenance services or any other likeness, to a tenant’s Premises during 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays shall be made through the freight elevators.  Passenger elevators are to be used only for the movement of persons, unless an exception is approved by the Building management office.  Delivery vehicles shall be permitted only in such areas as are designated by Landlord, from time to time, for deliveries to the Building.
  6. Tenant shall not overload any floor.  Tenant shall obtain Landlord’s consent before bringing any safes, freight, furniture, or bulky articles into the Building and Landlord can specify to Tenant the location for the placement of such articles. All removals or the carrying in or out of any safes, freight, furniture, or bulky matter of any description must take place during the hours which Landlord or its agent may determine from time to time. Landlord reserves the right to inspect all freight to be brought into the Building and to exclude from the Building all freight which violates any of these Rules and Regulations or the Lease of which these Rules and Regulations are a part.
  7. Corridor doors, when not in use, shall be kept closed.
  8. Tenant space that is visible from public areas must be kept neat and clean.
  9. All freight elevator lobbies are to be kept neat and clean. The disposal of trash or storage of materials in these areas is prohibited.
  10. No animals shall be brought into or kept in, on or about the Building, except for service or special assistance animals.
  11. Tenant shall not cause any unusual or objectionable odors to be produced upon or permeate from the Premises. No cooking shall be done or permitted by Tenant on the Premises except in conformity to law and then only in the utility kitchen, if any, as set forth in Tenant’s layout, which is to be primarily used by Tenant’s employees for heating beverages and light snacks.
  12. Tenant shall not tamper with or attempt to adjust temperature control thermostats in the Premises. Landlord shall adjust thermostats as required to maintain the Building standard temperature.
  13. Tenant, in order to obtain maximum effectiveness of the HVAC system, shall lower and/or close the blinds or drapes when sun’s rays fall directly on the window of Premises. Landlord requires that all window blinds remain down and tilted at a 45-degree angle toward the street to help maintain temperatures and conserve energy. Tenant shall not remove the Building standard blinds installed on Premises.
  14. Tenant will comply with all access control procedures during business hours and after hours and on weekends. Landlord reserves the right to exclude from the Building between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. and at all hours on Sundays, legal holidays, and after 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays, all persons who do not sign in and out on a register in the lobby of the Building, showing the name of the person, the Premises visited and the time of arrival and departure. All such persons entering or leaving the Building during such times may be expected to be questioned by the Building security personnel as to their business in the Building. Landlord shall in no case be liable for damages for any error with regard to the admission to or exclusion from the Building of any person. In the case of invasion, mob, riot, public excitement, or other circumstances render such action advisable in Landlord’s opinion, Landlord reserves the right to prevent access to the Building during the continuance of the same by such action as Landlord may deem appropriate, including closing doors.
  15. Tenants are required to lock all office doors leading to corridors and to turn out all lights at the close of their working day.
  16. All requests for overtime air conditioning or heating must be submitted in writing to the Building management office by 2:00 p.m. on the day desired for weekday requests, by 2:00 p.m. Friday for weekend requests and by 2:00 p.m. on the preceding business day for holiday requests.
  17. Tenant, nor any of Tenant’s vendors, employees, agents, visitors, or licensees, shall at any time bring or keep upon the Premises any inflammable, combustible or explosive fluid, or chemical substance, other than reasonable amounts of cleaning fluids or solvents required in the normal operation of Tenant’s business offices.
  18. Tenant may not place any items on the balconies of the Building that alter the exterior appearance of the Building without obtaining Landlord’s prior written consent.
  19. Any motor vehicle exceeding the height restrictions of the Parking Facility shall not be parked at any location within Perimeter Summit.
  20. Tenant may not make any modifications, additions or repairs to the Premises and may not install any furniture, fixtures or equipment in the Premises which is in violation of any applicable building and/or fire code governing the Premises or the Project.
  21. Tenant will not make any alterations or physical additions in or to the Premises without first obtaining the written consent of Landlord, except as otherwise permitted in this lease.  Such alterations include, but are not limited to, any communication equipment, electrical devices and associated wiring which must meet fire code, and any installations of any nature affecting floors, walls, windows, ceiling, life safety equipment, mechanical equipment, or any other physical part of the Building.
  22. Canvassing, peddling, soliciting and distribution of hand bills in the Building are prohibited. Tenant is requested to notify the Property Management office if such activities occur.
  23. Portable space heaters are prohibited in the Building. Space heaters pose a fire hazard to the Building and may overload electrical systems. All damages resulting from any use of space heaters shall be borne by Tenant.
  24. Tenant shall comply with Building fire safety procedures and shall participate in all fire safety and emergency training and drills in accordance with applicable Fire Codes.
  25. Tenant shall not bear any type of firearms on any Premises of the Property, including the Buildings, at any time.
  26. Any usage of recreational transportation in the Building or on the Parking Decks, such as skateboards, bicycles, hover boards or any of its likeness, whether it be human-powered or self-propelled or motorized, is prohibited.
  27. Tenant shall (a) comply with Landlord’s designated Rules and Regulations regarding the collection, sorting, separation, and the recycling of garbage, trash, rubbish, and other refuse (collectively, the “Trash”), (b) comply with the Landlord’s recycling policy and sustainability practices, and (c) sort and separate the Trash into such categories as are provided by Landlord’s sustainability practices and to place each such separately sore Trash into separate receptacles as directed by Landlord.
  28. Photography or videography of the exterior or interior common areas of the Building is prohibited without prior written consent of Landlord.
  29. No awnings or other projections shall be attached to the outside walls of the Building. No curtains, blinds, shades, louvered openings, tinted coating, film, or screens shall be attached to or hung in or used in connection with, any window, glass surface or door of the Premises, without prior written consent of Landlord, unless installed by Landlord.
  30. The sashes, sash doors, skylight, windows, heating, ventilation and air conditioning vents, and doors that reflect or admit light or air into the halls, passageways or other public places in the Building shall not be covered or obstructed by Tenant, nor shall any articles be placed on the windowsills.
  31. No show cases or other articles shall be put in front of or affixed to any part of the exterior of the Building, nor placed in the public halls, corridors, or vestibules without the prior written consent of Landlord.
  32. The water and wash closets and other plumbing fixtures shall not be used for any purposes of than those for which they were constructed, and no sweeping, rubbish, rags, or other substances shall be thrown therein. Tenant is required to use copper water lines for all incoming water supply lines (i.e., coffee maker, water coolers, refrigerator, dishwasher, etc.). The use of plastic or fiber braided tubing is not permitted. Damages resulting from all fixtures and line ruptures shall be borne by Tenant.
  33. No smoking shall be allowed in any public and/or common areas of the Building. These areas include corridors, restrooms, lobby, elevator lobbies, stairwells, parking garage vestibules, and elevators. Smoking is also prohibited in all exterior areas of the Building, including entrances and sidewalks as well as the grassy plaza area and Zen Garden in front of 1001 Summit. Those Tenants, clients and visitors wishing to smoke should do so in identified areas of the parking garage. Tenant shall not permit smoke from cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, or any other type of smoking instrument used by Tenant or Tenant’s employees, agents, invitees, or licensees to filter into the Common Areas of the Building or into other Tenants’ premises or to create in any manner a nuisance which interferes with other Tenants’ rights of quiet enjoyment of their premises in the Building (collectively the “Smoking Nuisance”). Additionally, Tenant shall inform all of its employees (and all other agents and contractors who regularly occupy the Premises) that smoking is prohibited in all Common Areas of the Building, and of the foregoing restrictions set forth in this paragraph.
  34. No space in the Building shall be used for manufacturing, distribution, or for the storage of merchandise or for the sale of merchandise, goods, or property of any kind of action.
  35. Tenant shall not make, or permit to be made, any unseemly or disturbing noises or disturb or interfere the occupants of the Building or neighboring building or premises or those having business with them, whether by the use of any musical instrument, radio, talking machine, unmusical noise, whistling, singing, or any other way. Tenant shall not throw anything out of the doors, window, or skylights or down the passageways. Tenant shall not cause or permit any unseemly or disturbing activity or conduct to be visible through any window, opening, doorway, glass storefront or other glass surface or any other means of visibility that disturbs or interferes with (i) tenants or other occupants or the building or their licensees or invitees or (ii) neighboring buildings or premises or those having business with them, including, without limitation, receptions, parties, recreation and other activities of social nature not directly related to Tenant’s use of the Premises.
  36. No additional locks or bolts of any kind shall be placed upon any of the doors or window by the Tenant, nor shall any changes be made in existing locks or the mechanism thereof, without the prior written approval of Landlord. Tenant shall, upon the termination of its tenancy, restore to Landlord all keys to stores, offices, and toilet rooms, either furnished to or otherwise procured by, Tenant, and in the event of the loss of any keys so furnished; Tenant shall pay to Landlord the cost thereof.
  37. Tenant agrees to employ such janitorial contractor as Landlord may from time to time designate, for any waxing, polishing, and other maintenance work of the Premises and of the Tenant’s furniture, fixtures, and equipment. Tenant agrees that it shall not employ any other cleaning and maintenance contractor, nor any individual, firm, or organization for such purpose without Landlord’s prior written consent.
  38. Landlord shall have the right to prohibit any advertising by Tenant which, in Landlord’s opinion, tends to impair the reputation of the Building or its desirability as a building for offices, and upon written notice from Landlord, Tenant shall refrain from or discontinue such advertising.
  39. Overnight parking in the Building parking garage and surrounding areas is not permitted without prior written consent from the Landlord. Consent forms for 24-hour only parking must be submitted and approved by the Landlord. Illegally, improperly parked vehicles, or vehicles parked overnight in the parking garage are subject to be towed at owner’s risk and expense. This includes large cars in compact car spaces and cars parked in reserved spaces.
  40. The Premises should not be used for lodging or sleeping or for any immoral or illegal purpose or for any other activity not appropriate, in Landlord’s sole discretion, to an office building of the quality and stature of the Building.
  41. There shall not be used in any space or in the public halls of any Building, either by Tenant or by its employees, vendors, contractors, or others, in the delivery or receipt of merchandise, any hand trucks, except those equipped with rubber tires and side guards. No hand trucks shall be used in passenger elevators.
  42. Tenant shall not install any vending machines in the Building or Premises without Landlord’s consent.
  43. All articles and the arrangement style, color and general appearance thereof, in the interior of the Premises that will be visible from the exterior thereof, including, without limitation, window displays, advertising matter, signs, merchandise, furniture, and store fixtures, shall be subject to Landlord’s approval, and, in any case, shall be maintained in keeping with the character and stands of the Building.
  44. These Rules and Regulations are in addition to and shall not be construed to in any way modify or amend, or whole or part, the terms, covenants, agreements, and conditions of the main text (including Special Stipulations) of the Lease, which text shall control in the instance of conflict.
  45. Landlord reserves the right to rescind any of these rules and regulations and to make such other and further rules and regulations as in its reasonable judgment shall, from time to time, be required for the safety, protection, care and cleanliness of the Building, the operation thereof, the preservation of good order therein and the protection and comfort of the tenants and their agents, employees and invitees.  Such rules and regulations, when made and written notice thereof is given to a tenant, shall be binding upon it in like manner as if originally herein prescribed.