New Jersey Notice to Quit | Non-Payment & Non-Compliance

The New Jersey notice of quit, instituted by § 2A:18-61.2, allows the landlord to hold the tenant subject to a violation of the lease (nonpayment, noncompliance, or disorderly conduct) for the period of time suggested below:

  • Material Non-Compliance – Thirty (30) days;
  • Non-Payment of Rent – Thirty (30) days;
  • Disorderly Conduct – three (3) days 2A:18-53(c)

Once the form has been completed by the landlord the tenant must be given this form either through personal service, leaving with an individual as young as fourteen (14) years of age, or sending in the mail through a certified letter.

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How to Write

Step 1 – Enter the date (that you are filling out the notice on) in DD/MM/YYYY format, and then enter the name of the landlord or property manager. If applicable enter a (second) contact name, and then enter the main number for the property manager/landlord.

Step 2 – Provide the contact email address of the landlord, and in the input fields below that enter the full name of the tenant and the address of the rental property (street, apartment number, city, state, ZIP).

Step 3 – Select the reason for the notice to quit (non-payment of rent, lease violation, disorderly conduct), and then enter the date that they tenant must vacate by (if applicable).

Step 4 – Fill out the “Certificate of Service” section after the tenant has been served the notice. Include the date that the notice was served on, the time of service, as well as the method of service (personally delivered, sent through mail, etc.).