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Maine 24-Hour Landlord Notice to Enter Form

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Maine 24-Hour Landlord Notice to Enter Form

Updated July 10, 2024

Maine landlord’s notice to enter permits the property owner or an agent to enter the premises of an occupied dwelling for purposes allowed by law. Maine law requires “reasonable” notice, with notice of at least twenty-four (24) hours presumed to be reasonable, and requires the landlord to enter only at reasonable times.

Laws Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 14, § 6025

Notice can be used for

  • Inspecting the premises;
  • Making necessary or agreed repairs, decorations, alterations or improvements;
  • Supplying necessary or agreed services; and
  • Exhibiting the dwelling unit to prospective or actual purchasers, tenants, mortgagees, workers or contractors.

Other Landlord Access

Emergency: A landlord may enter without access and at any time in case of an emergency. An exception also exists when the welfare of an animal is at risk under certain emergency situations. [1]

Sources

  1. § 6025