FIRST TIME APPLICANTS: Complete and submit this form to apply for a Rental Property Permit.
I have informed tenants in writing of the Town of Amherst occupancy, parking, noise, nuisance bylaws and have provided them with a copy of the Tenant Information Sheet.
Terms of the Town of Amherst Residential Rental Property Bylaw require the local presence of a rental property owner or local agent.
If you don't have a parking plan, you can create one online and save it as a PDF for upload, using the Amherst Maps interface.
Parking plans can be in PDF format or image (.jpg, bmp, .tif) format. If no off street parking is provided or required attach a document containing an explanation.
The Property Owner or an Agent of the Property Owner is required to personally perform an inspection of each rental unit to confirm compliance with all applicable portions of the Town of Amherst Residential Rental Property Bylaw.
(ex: #1-10, #1/5/7, All)
The Town of Amherst Zoning Bylaw can regulate many aspects of land, buildings and their use. Compliance
with the Zoning Bylaw includes parking management in accordance with parking plans, proper maintenance of parking areas,
no inoperable vehicles on the property and adherence to any conditions of land use permits.
This section pertains to the maintenance and management to the exterior of a building and land.
Compliance shall include provisions for snow and ice removal, proper maintenance of building and site lighting, maintaining
secure and weather-tight building envelopes, appropriate trash and recycling management and adherence to the upholstered
furniture policy. A comprehensive list of requirements can be found in the following locations:
The codes and regulations listed in Exterior Conditions mandate the maintenance of a buildings
critical life safety systems. This includes keeping all means of egress clear and free of obstruction, structurally sound fire
escapes, regularly testing and updating smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors, and proper inspection and
maintenance for buildings equipped with automatic sprinklers systems, fire alarms, emergency lighting and fire
The codes and regulations listed in Exterior Conditions mandate that all dwelling units
provide a healthy environment for its occupants. This includes offering operable and secure doors and windows, natural
light, ventilation, intact finishes, and controls to prevent excessive moisture and pest or rodent infestation.
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