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Standard Form Snow and Ice Maintenance Contract between Owner and Contractor
This Standard Form Contract has been developed for use by Landscape Ontario
members only. Landscape Ontario’s goal in developing the Contract has been
to establish wording that is fair to both the contractor and the property
owner/manager. Landscape Ontario assumes no liability to anyone whatsoever
arising out of the use of this Standard Form Contract.
_____________________________________________________________________ (the “Contractor”)
______________________________________________________________________ (the “Owner”)
by this Agreement made this ____ day of ______, 20__ agree as follows:
G e n e r a l C o n d i t i o n s
1. The Contractor shall perform the work and services described in Schedules “A”, “B” and “C” to this Agreement (the “Work”) at the lands and premises municipally known as ____________________________ ______________________________________________ (the “Premises”) for the period commencing the first day of _____ /____ / ____, and ending the ____ day of ______ / ____ / _______ . Schedules “A”, “B” and “C” are to be read into and form part of this Agreement. (Strike out Schedules that are not applicable)
2. The Contractor shall have total control of the Work and shall provide all the labour, equipment and services necessary for its performance in accordance with this Agreement and in a good and workmanlike manner. The Contractor shall comply with all laws, rules, regulations and building and fire codes which relate to the Work and shall obtain any permits or licenses necessary for the performance of the Work as at the date hereof. The Contractor will also be responsible for and shall restore at its expense all damage to the property of the Owner caused by the Contractor in the performance of the Work which damage was not reasonably foreseeable as a consequence of the Contractor’s performance of this Agreement. The Owner acknowledges that some damage to the property of the Owner is reasonably foreseeable as a consequence of the Contractor’s performance of this Agreement. Such reasonably foreseeable damage includes, but is not limited to, damage to concrete, asphalt, sod, grass and planting materials due to the application of ice melting products and surface damage to curbs and asphalt due to the clearing and chipping of snow and ice.
3. If the Contractor is delayed in the performance of any portion of the Work by the presence of any vehicles, structures or equipment on the Premises which interfere with the Contractor’s ability to perform the Work, or by an act or omission of the Owner, or by the application of a Municipal By-Law, or by a stop work order (providing the order was not issued as a result of an act or omission of the Contractor), or by labour disputes, lock outs, fire, or by any other circumstance