California Month-to-Month Lease Agreement

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Updated December 05, 2022

A California month-to-month lease agreement is a short-term rental contract that can be canceled by either the landlord or tenant. If the tenant has been on the property for one (1) year or less, the notice for termination shall be a minimum of thirty (30) days, if more than one (1) year, sixty (60) days. It’s recommended that the sender of the notice use Certified Mail with return receipt from the USPS.

Month to Month Termination Notice – 30 days (60 days if the tenant has been on the premises for more than one (1) year.

LawsCC 1946


30-Day Notice – For tenancy of one (1) year or less.

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60-Day Notice – For tenancy of more than one (1) year.

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