Rules & Rental Terms

1. Any and all activities and/or events located at Pequitside Farm are subject to the written approval of the Pequitside Sub-Committee under the jurisdiction of the Canton Conservation Commission. Any verbal conversations, discussions, or assurances must be in writing, otherwise rental application will prevail.

2. All personal property of the user, or of any individual or entity providing services to the user, or of any guests, employees or invitee of the user, shall be removed from the premises immediately upon the expiration of the rental. Neither the Canton Conservation Commission, nor the Town of Canton, shall be liable for the loss of or damage to any private property on the premises.

3. Use of alcohol is strictly forbidden except by authorization obtained through application to the Pequitside Farm Sub-Committee. Any event that has alcohol present without prior approval will be shut down immediately and the Canton Police Department will be contacted. This will result in the loss of security deposit and may result in further action by the Town of Canton.

4. It is the responsibility of each applicant/user for set-up, break down and broom cleaning of the premises. Applicant/Caterer are responsible to leave the property clean and in good order. All refuse must be left in large plastic rubbish bags or in the containers provided. When leaving, all rubbish should be left inside the building by the front door for the custodians to bring to the dumpster.

5. The furniture may be used in the house only. Chairs and tables must be returned to their original locations at the conclusion of all rentals. Movement or relocation of existing furniture, rugs, or other accessories is not permitted.

6. Smoking is not permitted inside any of the Estate Buildings and is confined to the outdoor grounds only. No confetti, rice or birdseed is allowed inside or outside the building.

7. All musical entertainment should be confined to the Main House. In warmer weather, music may be permitted outside with the Pequitside Subcommittee's prior written approval. Music must end fifteen (15) minutes prior to the end of any event.

8. Any placement of outdoor accessory structures, tents or inflatable gyms, in conjunction with a rental function, is subject to prior approval by the Pequitside Subcommittee and a permit from the Building Department. Such accessory use shall be restricted to setup and dismantling on the day of the event only unless otherwise authorized by the Pequitside Subcommittee.

9. The resident rate is available to users who are residents of Canton. Proof of residency maybe required. Any additional hours that are used, but not approved, will be charged an additional $50 per hour or lose their security deposit.