A Vermont 30 Day Notice To Vacate terminates a tenancy with a written lease of two (2) years or less, including a month-to-month lease, as well as an expired lease or a situation with no written lease where the premises have been sold. The non-terminating party must receive notice at least thirty (30) calendar days before the date of termination.
When To Use a Vermont 30 Day Notice To Vacate
A Vermont 30 Day Notice To Vacate terminates the following types of tenancy:
- A written lease with a term of less than two (2) years or less
- Specifically includes month-to-month tenancies
- An expired lease
- A situation with no written lease where the premises have been sold
Some types of Vermont lease termination notice may allow different reasons for termination, or different notice periods. This may also apply to an eviction notice issued because of a lease or legal violation.
How To Write a Vermont 30 Day Notice To Vacate
To help ensure the legal compliance of a Notice To Vacate:
- Use the full name of the receiving party, and address of record, if known
- Specify the basis upon which the tenancy will terminate
- Specify the termination date of the lease or tenancy
- Fill in the full address of the rental premises
- Provide updated/current address and phone number information
- Print name and sign the notice
- Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery, along with printed name and signature
It is easy to lose an otherwise justified legal action because of improper notice. Check carefully to ensure enough time after notice is delivered, not when it’s sent.
How To Serve a Vermont 30 Day Notice To Vacate
Vermont landlords and tenants may deliver a Notice To Vacate using any of these methods:
- Hand delivery to the other party
- Hand delivery to a person of suitable age on the property who can accept the notice on behalf of the other party
- ONLY after authorization from a court: Posting at a conspicuous place on the premises, such as the entry door
- ONLY after authorization from a court: Publication in a certified newspaper of record