Hunt Club #_ ______
HUNTING LEASE AGREEMENT
THIS HUNTING LEASE AGREEMENT (hereinafter this “Lease”), made this _____day
of _____________ 20___, by and between the STATE OF MARYLAND to the use of the
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, Maryland Forest Service, 580 Taylor Avenue,
E-1, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 (hereinafter “Lessor”), and
_______________________________________________________ (hereinafter “Lessee”).
(HUNT CLUB NAME)
WITNESSETH, THAT FOR AND IN CONSIDERATION of the mutual entry into this
Lease by the parties hereto, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and
adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged by each party hereto, Lessor hereby leases to
Lessee and Lessee hereby leases from Lessor, in its "AS IS" condition, all of that real property,
situate and lying in ____________________ County, Maryland, which consists of approximately
____ ± acres of land as shown on the map attached hereto as Exhibit A (hereinafter referred to as
the “Premises”), being a portion of a tract of land (hereinafter referred to as the “Land”)
described in a deed dated ______________________________________, from
______________________________________ to Lessor and recorded in the Land Records of
________________ County, Maryland in Liber _____, Folio _____. This Lease does not
convey to Lessee any interest in or to any mineral rights.
SUBJECT TO THE OPERATION AND EFFECT of any and all instruments and matters
of record or in fact,
UPON THE TERMS AND SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS which are hereinafter set
Section 1. Term.
This Lease shall be for a term (the “Term”) beginning __________________ ,
20___ (the “Commencement Date”) and terminating on __________________, 20___ (the
1.1.1. Renewal Terms. At the end of the Term this Lease will automatically
renew for four additional and consecutive one year Terms unless either Tenant or Landlord
notifies the other party in writing no later than June 15
of the then-current Term that the
notifying party is not renewing the Lease (“Notice of Non-renewal”). In the event that either
party chooses not to renew the Lease and forwards a Notice of Non-renewal to the other party in
accordance with this Section 1.1.1. the Lease shall automatically terminate at the end of the then-
current Term. If this Lease is renewed, the period of any such renewal being thereinafter
referred to as the “Term”. Any such renewal shall be upon the terms and subject to the
conditions which are set forth in the provisions of this Lease. Pursuant to this Section 1.1.1., in
no event will this Lease renew for any period after _______________, 20___.
1.2. Surrender. Lessee shall at its expense, at the expiration of the Term or any
earlier termination of this Lease, (a) promptly surrender to Lessor exclusive possession of the
Premises (including any improvements which, under the provisions of Section 5, are owned by
Lessor) in good order and repair (ordinary wear and tear excepted), (b) remove therefrom the
Lessee's signs, goods and effects not owned by Lessor, and (c) repair, to Lessor's satisfaction,
any damage to the Premises or the property caused by such removal.
Section 2. Rent.
2.1. Amount. As rent for the Premises Lessee shall pay to Lessor the following:
2.1.1. Rent. Subject to rent increases provided for in Paragraph 2.1.2 below, an
annual rent equal to ___________________________________Dollars ($___.___) per year.
2.1.2 Rent Increases. Each year the rent will be reviewed by DNR and
adjusted, if necessary, to reflect current market conditions. Lessee will be notified of any rent
increase, in writing, by July 1
of each year of the Term, unless either party has notified the other
through a Notice of Non-renewal in accordance with Section 1.1.1. that it is not renewing the