§ 70-6-601 Short title
§ 70-6-602 Definitions
§ 70-6-603 Self-storage use — residential prohibition
§ 70-6-604 Operator inspection — repair — emergency
§ 70-6-605 Renter’s personal property — operator’s lien — rental agreement — value of contents
§ 70-6-606 Renter default — access restriction
§ 70-6-607 Renter default — personal property sale
§ 70-6-608 Renter’s rights
§ 70-6-609 Rights of parties — rental agreements — compliance with Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 70 > Chapter 6 > Part 6

  • Certified mail: means :

    (a) a method of mailing that is offered by the United States postal service and provides evidence of mailing; or

    (b) a method of mailing that is accompanied by a certificate of mailing executed by the individual who caused the notice to be mailed. See Montana Code 70-6-602

  • Commercially reasonable sale: means a sale that:

    (a) is conducted at the self-storage facility, offsite at another location, or on a publicly accessible website that conducts lien sales; and

    (b) is attended by at least three persons who appear personally or online, by telephone, or by any other method. See Montana Code 70-6-602

  • Default: means the failure to timely perform an obligation or duty set forth in a rental agreement. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Electronic mail: means an electronic message or an executable program or computer file that contains an image that is transmitted between two or more computers or electronic terminals. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Emergency: means a sudden, unexpected occurrence or circumstance at or near a self-storage facility that requires immediate action to avoid injury to persons or property at or near the self-storage facility. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Knowingly: means only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See Montana Code 1-1-204
  • Last-known address: means the postal address or electronic mail address provided in a rental agreement, or the postal address or electronic mail address provided by the renter through subsequent written notice of a change of address. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Leased space: means the individual storage space at a self-storage facility that is rented to a renter pursuant to a rental agreement. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Operator: means the owner, operator, lessor, or sublessor of a self-storage facility or an agent or another person authorized to manage the facility or to receive rent from a renter under a rental agreement. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Person: includes a corporation or other entity as well as a natural person. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Personal property: means movable property not affixed to land. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Personal property: means money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Property that has no commercial value: means property offered for sale in a commercially reasonable sale that receives no bid or offer. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Real property: means lands, tenements, hereditaments, and possessory title to public lands. See Montana Code 1-1-205
  • Rental agreement: means a written agreement or lease that establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, or rules concerning the use and occupancy of a self-storage facility. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Renter: means a person entitled to the use of a leased space at a self-storage facility under a rental agreement or the person's successors or assigns. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • Self-storage facility: means a rented or leased real property consisting of individual storage spaces in which a renter customarily stores and removes personal property on a self-service basis. See Montana Code 70-6-602
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201