Joo Kodit general rules for residents

Joo Kodit rental apartments share a set of rules and regulations to make them happier homes for all their residents.

Adhering to these rules will help residents live in harmony with their neighbours. It will reduce disturbance and friction as well as improve everyone’s safety and comfort.

As one of our tenants, you are also a neighbour to others. Please be considerate to them. Kindly also inform your guests and others with whom you share the apartment about the rules. As the tenant, you are responsible for their actions, too.

The apartment complex is governed by municipal rules and regulations as well as legal obligations. It is also bound by the decisions made in the meetings of the housing board and the owners of the apartment. Please note that your apartment complex may also have its own specific set of rules, which you must follow. If so, you will find them on the notice board of the apartment complex or you can ask the house manager for them.

General comfort

Front doors are kept locked. When you exit, please ensure that they have been locked again.

Communal spaces are for residents’ use only. Noise levels must be kept down in the communal spaces. Loitering and smoking in communal spaces, including garages, is forbidden. Communal spaces must be kept clean and orderly, and the front door of your apartment must be closed quietly.

For reasons of fire safety, possessions can only be stored in the spaces allocated for them.

It is forbidden to store any items, such as bicycles, rugs, or strollers in the corridors or other communal passages. Please ensure you always adhere to official fire safety guidelines when storing your belongings and flammable substances. Making an open fire is forbidden.

Putting up signs and advertising as well as installing antennas is only allowed with an explicit permission of the apartment complex.

Quiet time and living comfort

Quiet time is from 10 p.m. to 7a.m., which is when you must respect all residents’ right to sleep and rest.

It is good practice to inform your neighbours if you’re hosting a party or another event that may cause disturbance. Even if you do so, you must adhere to the quiet time of the apartment complex and ensure the disturbance is within acceptable limits.

Creating excessive and continuous noise, smells, vibration from domestic appliances, or other disturbances is forbidden 24/7. If your neighbour is disturbing you with their noisy or restless habits, please contact the housing manager or your property owner. Please tell them precisely about the nature, timing, and duration of the disturbance.


You can’t disturb your neighbours with your behaviour in your apartment, in the balconies or in other premises of the housing company.

You must take due care of your apartment. If you notice a leak or another issue within the apartment, you must inform the maintenance company and the property owner immediately.

You must consider the living comfort of your neighbours when completing any refurbishment jobs or fixes approved by the property owner. If these cause any noise or disturbance, you must let you neighbours know in good time and aim to finish the work on weekdays by 8 p.m.

As per the toilet and drains, you can’t put in any rubbish which may cause a blockage or damage. Airing apartments by opening the front door into the corridor is not allowed.

Balconies, terraces and apartment yards

Residents must look after the cleaning and snow clearing of their balconies. No inappropriate items are to be stored on the balcony or terrace. Any cooking on the balcony must be done using an electric BBQ without causing disturbance to your neighbours. Residents are responsible for cleaning and mowing the lawn of their apartment yard.


Smoking is forbidden in the apartments and all communal spaces, on shared balconies, and in the vicinity of playgrounds. The ban applies to all cigarettes and alternative smoking products. Cigarette butts must be placed in the containers provided.

In our non-smoking buildings, smoking is also forbidden on private balconies and yards. In these buildings, smoking is only allowed in a designated smoking area in the yard, where one is provided.

Waste management

Household waste and other rubbish must be taken into the waste collection point and sorted according to the instructions given. The disposal of waste other than household waste is the resident’s responsibility.


Parking is only allowed with an explicit permit of the apartment complex in allocated spaces. Running the engine unnecessarily is forbidden. Residential parking spaces are for residents’ guests only, not for residents’ private cards. Parking along emergency exit routes is strictly forbidden. Heating cables must always be unplugged from sockets when not in use. Bikes and prams must be kept in their specific allocated spaces.

Charging electric cars and other electric vehicles

Charging electric cars is only allowed at designated charging stations. It is strictly forbidden to use traditional car heating posts to charge electric vehicles.

Charging other electric vehicles, such as electric bikes and scooters, is prohibited in the shared facilities of the apartment complex. These vehicles and their batteries must be charged under careful supervision in their owners' apartments.


Dusting rugs and bedding is only allowed in specific allocated places. You can dust and air clothes, sheets and tablecloths on the inside of the balcony.


Pets are allowed with an explicit permit of the property owner. The tenant is always responsible for any damage caused by the pet.

You must keep pets on lead outside the apartment. They are not allowed to disturb other residents or soil the building or the property. It is forbidden to walk your pet in children’s play areas or their immediate vicinity.

Residents’ obligation to inform

Residents are obliged to inform apartment maintenance and the property owner of any problems or defects in the apartment or apartment complex without delay.

Breaking the rules

Breaking these rules may make you liable for damages or lead to the repossession of the apartment or termination of your rental agreement.