Cricket Wireless Cell Site Lease Agreement
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Cell Tower Attorney is a law firm that assists landowners approached by Cricket with negotiating the terms and conditions of a cell site agreement. Cricket is a registered trademark of Cricket Communications, Inc. We are not affiliated in any way with Cricket.
If you have received an offer from Cricket to lease your property, the offer should include the standard Cricket Cell Site Lease. The following provisions are typically found in the Agreement:
- Premises: the landowner agrees to cooperate with Cricket in its efforts to obtain all permits and licenses required for Cricket's use of the leased premises and the landowner grants Cricket a right of access to the property to perform any surveys, soil, engineering or environmental tests necessary to determine the usability of the Property.
- Term and Renewal: the initial term of the Cricket Cell Site Lease is 5 years commencing on the effective date of the Agreement and the Lease is automatically renewed for 5 additional 5 year terms unless Cricket notifies the landowner of its intention not to renew prior to the expiration of the initial term or any renewal.
- Permitted Use: the Cricket Cell Site Lease provides that the leased premises may be used for the transmission and reception of radio communication signals and for the installation and operation of antennas, equipment shelters, cabinets and other related equipment.
- Interference: Cricket agrees not to interfere with the landowner's or other tenant's pre-existing use of the Property and the landowner agrees not to use or permit other tenants to interfere with Cricket's use of the property. Each party agrees to promptly cease the interference.
- Improvements, Utilities and Access: the Cricket Cell Site Lease provides that Cricket has the right to install, maintain, replace or remove its equipment on the property. The plans and location of Cricket's equipment are subject to the landowner's approval within 5 days of delivery by Cricket. Upon termination or expiration, the premises will be returned to the landowner in good condition. By entering into the Cricket Cell Site Lease, Cricket is granted an easement an easement across the property for the use and maintenance of its equipment as well as install utilities. The premises may be used 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Termination: the Cricket Cell Site Lease may be terminated i) by the landowner if Crickets fails to pay rent within 30 days; ii) by either party on 30 days notice if the other party commits any other default; iii) by Cricket if it notifies the landowner of any unacceptable results of tests performed on the property or is unable to maintain any permits or approvals; or iv) by Cricket for economic reasons or if the premises are destroyed or condemned.
- Taxes: Cricket will pay any personal property taxes attributable to its equipment and the landowner will pay any real property taxes attributable to the property.
- Insurance and Indemnification: Cricket agrees to maintain liability insurance and the parties agree to indemnify and hold harmless each other from all claims and damages arising out of the acts or negligence of the other party.
- Assignment: the Cricket Cell Site Lease may be freely assigned and the premises may be sublet without the landowner's consent.
The above provisions are just some of the legal issues in the Cricket Cell Site Lease that need to be considered by a landowner when evaluating an offer from Cricket to lease a portion of his or her property. Cell Tower Attorney can help explain the legal obligations and responsibilities required of the landowner in a clear and concise manner. More importantly, we can assist you in negotiating a lease that protects you and your property?s interests while creating additional revenue on the property.
If you have been approached, please consider contacting us for assistance in your lease negotiation.
*** If you are looking for Cricket's website, please visit www.mycricket.com. We are not affiliated in any way with Cricket.***