2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 1 - CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 21 - PROCEDURE AND ACTIONS
ARTICLE 12 - RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY
SECTION 1-21-1201 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 1-21-1201 (2018)

1-21-1201. Definitions.

(a) As used in this article:

(i) "Owner" means the owner, lessor or sublessor of a residential rental unit and for purposes of notice and other communication required or allowed under this article, "owner" includes a managing agent, leasing agent or resident manager unless the agent or manager specifies otherwise in writing in the rental agreement;

(ii) "Rental agreement" means any agreement, written or oral, which establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, rules or any other provisions regarding the use and occupancy of a residential rental unit;

(iii) "Renter" means any renter, lessee, tenant or other person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a residential rental unit to the exclusion of others;

(iv) "Residential rental unit" means a renter's principal place of residence and includes the appurtenances, grounds, common areas and facilities held out for the occupancy of the residential renter generally and any other area or facility provided to the renter in the rental agreement, excluding a mobile home lot or recreational property rented on an occasional basis;

(v) "Termination" means the lawful ending or cessation of a rental agreement for any reason including expiration of the rental period, voluntary termination by mutual agreement of the parties, termination in accordance with W.S. 1-21-1203(d), abandonment of the leased premises by the renter prior to expiration of the rental period or termination resulting from court order.

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