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              1.           The sidewalks, halls, passages, exits, entrances, shopping malls, elevators, escalators and stairways of the Building shall not be obstructed by any of the tenants or used by them for any purpose other than for ingress to and egress from their respective premises.  The halls, passages, exits, entrances, shopping malls, elevators, escalators and stairways are not for the general public, and Landlord shall in all cases retain the right to control and prevent access thereto of all persons whose presence in the judgment of Landlord would be prejudicial to the safety, character, reputation and interests of the Building and its tenants, provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent such access to persons with whom any tenant normally deals in the ordinary course of its business, unless such persons are engaged in illegal activities.  No tenant and no employee or invitee or any tenant shall go upon the roof of the Building except such roof or portion thereof as may be contiguous to the Premises of a particular tenant and may be designated in writing by Landlord as a roof deck or roof garden area.


              2.           No sign, placard, picture, name, advertisement or notice visible from the exterior of any tenant's premises shall be inscribed, painted, affixed or otherwise displayed by any tenant on any part of the Building without the prior written consent of Landlord.  Landlord will adopt and furnish to Tenant general guidelines relating to signs inside the Building on the office floors.  Tenant agrees to conform to such guidelines, but may request approval of Landlord for modifications, which approval will not be unreasonably withheld.  All approved signs or lettering on doors shall be printed, painted, affixed or inscribed at the expense of the Tenant by a person approved by Landlord, which approval will not be unreasonably withheld.  Material visible from outside the Building will not be permitted.


              3.           The Premises shall not be used for the storage of merchandise held for sale to the general public or for lodging.  No cooking or related activities shall be done or permitted by the Tenant on the Premises, except that use by the Tenant of Underwriters' Laboratory approved equipment for brewing coffee, tea, hot chocolate and similar beverages shall be permitted, provided that such use is in accordance with all applicable federal, state, county and city laws, codes, ordinances, rules and regulations.


              4.           No tenant shall employ any person or persons other than the cleaning service company or companies retained by the Landlord for the purpose of cleaning its premises, unless otherwise agreed to by Landlord in writing.  Except with the written consent of Landlord, no person or persons other than those approved by Landlord shall be permitted to enter the Building for the purpose of cleaning the same.  No Tenant shall cause any unnecessary labor by reason of such Tenant's carelessness or indifference in the preservation of good order and cleanliness.  Cleaning service will not be furnished on nights when rooms are occupied after 9:30 p.m. unless, by agreement in writing, service is extended to a later hour for specifically designated rooms.


              5.           Landlord will furnish each tenant free of charge with two keys to each door lock in its premises.  Landlord may make a reasonable charge for any additional keys.  No tenant shall have any keys made.  No tenant shall alter any lock or install a new or additional lock or any bolt on any door of its premises without the prior written consent of Landlord and tenant shall in each such case furnish Landlord with a key for any such lock.  Each tenant, upon the termination of its tenancy, shall deliver to Landlord all keys to doors in the Building which shall have been furnished to such tenant.


              6.           The freight elevator shall be available for use by all tenants in the Building, subject to such reasonable scheduling as Landlord in its discretion shall deem appropriate.  The persons employed to move such equipment in or out of the Building must be acceptable to Landlord.  Landlord shall have the right to prescribe the weight, size and position of all equipment, materials, furniture or other property brought into the Building.  Heavy objects shall, if considered necessary by Landlord, stand on wood strips of such thickness as is necessary to properly distribute the weight.  Landlord will not be responsible for loss of or damage to any such property from any cause and all damage done to the Building by moving or maintaining such property shall be repaired at the expense of Tenant. Tenant will be provided exclusive use of the freight elevator at no charge at a mutually determined time during a weekend move-in at the completion of construction.


              7.           No tenant shall use or keep in its premises or the Building any kerosene, gasoline or inflammable or combustible fluid or any other material other than limited quantities thereof reasonably necessary for the operation or maintenance of office equipment, or, without Landlord's prior written approval, use any method of heating or air conditioning other than that supplied by Landlord.  No tenant shall use or keep or permit to be used or kept any foul or noxious gas or substance in its premises, or permit or suffer its premises to be occupied or used in a manner offensive or objectionable to Landlord or other occupants of the Building by reason of noise, odors or vibrations, or interfere in any way with other tenants or those having business therein.


              8.           Landlord shall have the right, exercisable without notice and without liability to any tenant, to change the name and street address of the Building.


              9.           Landlord reserves the right to exclude from the Building between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and at all hours on Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays all persons who do not sign in and out on a register in the lobby of the Building showing the name of the person, the premises visited and the time of arrival and departure and comply with any and all other security procedures as Landlord may establish from time to time.  All such persons entering or leaving the Building during such times may be expected to be questioned by the Building security personnel as to their business in the Building.  Landlord shall in no case be liable for damages for any error with regard to the admission to or exclusion from the Building of any person.  In the case of invasion, mob, riot, public excitement or other circumstances rendering such action advisable in the Landlord's opinion, Landlord reserves the right to prevent access to the Building during the continuance of the same by such action as Landlord may deem appropriate, including closing doors.


              10.         The directory of the Building will be provided for the display of the name and location of the tenants and a reasonable number of the principal officers and employees of Tenants, and Landlord reserves the right to exclude any other names therefrom.  Any additional name which Tenant shall desire to place upon said directory must first be approved by Landlord, and, if so approved, a charge will be made therefor.


              11.         No curtains, draperies, blinds, shutters, shades, film screens or other coverings, hanging or decorations shall be attached to, hung or placed in, or used in connection with any window of the Building without the prior written consent of Landlord.  In any event, with the prior written consent of Landlord, such items shall be installed on the office side of Landlord's standard window covering and shall in no way be visible from the exterior of the Building.


              12.         No tenant shall obtain for use in its premises, ice, drinking water, food, beverage, towel or other similar services, except at such reasonable hours and under such reasonable regulations as may be fixed by Landlord.


              13.         Each tenant shall see that the doors of its premises are closed and locked and that all water faucets, water apparatus and utilities are shut or turned off before such tenant or such   tenant's employees leave its premises, so as to prevent waste or damage, and Tenant shall be responsible for any default or carelessness in this regard and shall make good all injuries sustained by other tenants or occupants of the Building or Landlord.  On multiple‑tenancy floors, all tenants shall keep the doors to the Building corridors closed at all times except for ingress and egress.


              14.         The toilet rooms, toilets, urinals, wash bowls and other apparatus shall not be used for any purpose other than that for which they were constructed, no foreign substance of any kind whatsoever shall be thrown therein and the expense of any breakage, stoppage or damage resulting from the violation of this rule shall be borne by the tenant who, or whose employees or invitees, shall have caused it.


              15.         Except with the prior written consent of Landlord, no tenant shall sell, or permit the sale at retail, of newspapers, magazines, periodicals, theater tickets or any other goods or merchandise to the general public in its premises, nor shall any tenant carry on, or permit or allow any employee or other person to carry on, the business of stenography, typewriting, word processing or any similar business in or from its premises for the service or accommodation of occupants of any other portion of the Building, nor shall the premises of any tenant be used for manufacturing of any kind, or any business or activity other than that specifically provided for in such tenant's lease.


              16.         No tenant shall install any radio or television antenna, loudspeaker or other device on the roof or exterior walls of the Building.


              17.         There shall not be used in any space, or in the public halls of the Building, either by any tenant or others, any hand trucks except those equipped with rubber tires and side guards or such other material handling equipment as Landlord may approve.  No other vehicles of any kind shall be brought by any tenant into the Building or kept in or about its premises.


              18.         No pets or other animals of any kind (except Canine Assistance) shall be brought by any tenant into the Building, or kept or permitted by Tenant to be kept in or about its premises.


              19.         Each tenant shall store all its trash and garbage within its premises.  No material shall be placed in the trash boxes or receptacles if such material is of such nature that it may not be disposed of in the ordinary and customary manner of removing and disposing of trash and garbage in the City of Atlanta without being in violation of any law or ordinance governing such disposal.  All garbage and refuse disposal shall be made only through entryways and elevators provided for such purposes and at such times as Landlord shall designate.


              20.         Canvassing, peddling, soliciting, and distribution of handbills or any other written materials in the Building are prohibited, and each tenant shall cooperate to prevent the same.


              21.         The requirements of the tenants will be attended to only upon application by telephone, electronic mail, Landlord’s online work order system, or in person at the office of the Building.  Employees of Landlord shall not perform any work or do anything outside of their regular duties unless under special instructions from Landlord.


              22.         Smoking is prohibited in the Building and parking garage facility. Smoking on Landlord’s property outside of the Building and garage is restricted to areas that may be designated by Landlord for that purpose.


              23.         The use of mobile phones or other electronic equipment by tenants and their employees and guests in the common areas of the Building must be done in a manner that the volume is not audible in the space of any other tenant, or otherwise disruptive of the use of the common areas by other persons.


              24.         The Building and Project is a weapons free environment.  No tenant, owner of a tenant, officer or employee of a tenant, visitor of a tenant, contractor or subcontractor of a tenant, or any other party shall carry weapons (concealed or not) of any kind in the Building or parking areas. This prohibition applies to all public areas, including, without limitation, restrooms, elevators, elevator lobbies, first floor lobby, stairwells, common hallways, all areas within the leased premises of tenants, all surface parking areas and the surrounding land related to the Building.


              25.         Landlord may waive any one or more of these Rules and Regulations for the benefit of any particular tenant or tenants, but no such waiver by Landlord shall be construed as a waiver of such Rules and Regulations in favor of any other tenant or tenants, nor prevent Landlord from thereafter enforcing any such Rules and Regulations against any or all of the tenants of the Building.


              26.         These Rules and Regulations are in addition to, and shall not be construed to in any way modify or amend, in whole or part, the terms, covenants, agreements and conditions of any lease of any premises in the Building. In the event of any conflict between these provisions and the Lease, the Lease shall control.


              27.         Landlord reserves the right to make such other reasonable rules and regulations as in its judgment may from time to time be needed for the safety, care and cleanliness of the Building, and for the preservation of good order therein. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4