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OUR SITE RULES
PLEASE REFER TO YOUR TENANCY AGREEMENT FOR THE FULL SET OF SITE RULES
But detailed below are some of the most important ones:
2.1 The rent is payable in advance on 1st April in any year and is subject to annual review.
3.1 The tenant shall not sublet, assign or part with possession of any part of the plot without the prior written consent of the Council.
USE AND CONDUCT
4.4 The tenant must not cause any nuisance or annoyance to other plot holders or neighbouring residents of the allotment site and must conduct themselves properly at all times.
5.1 The tenant shall maintain the plot in a good state of cultivation.
5.3 Failure to keep the plot in good order may result in the termination of the tenancy.
6.1 The tenant shall maintain the plot in a good state of cultivation.
6.3 The tenant shall not obstruct or encroach on any path on the allotment site.
GREEN WASTE, BONFIRES AND RUBBISH
7.1 The tenant shall endeavour to compost all green waste on the plot. Composting shall be in properly constructed self-built or ready made containers which are well sited on the plot. (If not take it home and place in your own green bin.)
7.2 Refuse which is unsuitable for compost should be removed from the allotment and disposed of by the tenant. (Do not dump it anywhere else on the site).
7.3 The plot must be kept free of rubbish, sheet plastic, old carpets, plastic bags, plant pots and other such items which are no longer being used.
7.6 Bonfires are not permitted on the allotment site except with the prior written consent of the Council.
9.1 The tenant must not bring any dog onto the allotment site, with the exception of ‘disability assistance’ dogs i.e. guide dogs.
10.2 On any given day if the tenant is the last person to leave the site, the tenant must ensure that all gates and locked and secure. (Please lock all gates on arrival and departure this is extra security and stops vandalism. The Association has at its cost installed coded locks on all gates please scramble the numbers on the locks on both arrival and departure don’t leave the code visible to unwanted visitors).
TERMINATION OF TENANCY
15.1 The tenancy shall end under the following circumstances:
(a) In the event of the death of the tenant, one month after the date of death.
(b) after failure to bring the plot up to a reasonable standard of cultivation following the issuing of a Malcultivation notice.
15.2 The tenant must leave the plot tidy and free from excessive weeds and general waste and remove his own property. If the tenant fails to do so the Council will clear the plot and reclaim the cost from the tenant.
16.1 The water on all allotments sites is turned off from November to March every year in order to prevent water pipes bursting during freezing weather.
16.1 For those tenants on Society run sites, all problems and queries should be passed to members of the committee or site manager who run your society.
16.2 Allotment Societies may have some of their own rules unique to their individual site, these rules must be followed.
And finally please take pride in your plot and site, support your Site Manager and committee in their endeavours