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California Landlord Military Ordnance Disclosure

The California Civil Code, Chapter 2, Section 1940.7 requires that former military training ordnance locations be identified by the federal, state, or local authorities, and that the people living in the neighborhood of these former ordnance locations should be notified of their existence in case there may still be potentially explosive munitions.

Written Notice Required

The landlord of a residential dwelling unit who has actual knowledge of any former federal or state ordnance locations in the neighborhood area shall give written notice to a prospective tenant of that knowledge prior to the execution of a rental agreement.

Note: “Neighborhood area” means within one mile of the residential dwelling.

Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 294, Sec. 2.

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