areas, curbs and gutters and fences). The Tenant is responsible for repair, replacement, maintenance, utility costs, and landscaping of the exterior portions of the Premises, including, but not limited to, any and all costs of maintenance, repair, and replacement of all parking areas (including bumpers, sweeping, striping, and slurry coating), driveways, loading and unloading areas, trash areas, outdoor lighting, sidewalks, walkways, landscaping (including tree trimming), irrigation systems, fences and gates, structural and non-structural maintenance and repair (but not replacement) of the roof, structural and non-structural maintenance, repair, and replacement of skylights and exterior walls of the Premises (including exterior painting), any maintenance contracts for, and the repair and replacement of, the elevators, if any, and all heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, all mechanical, elevator electrical, and plumbing systems, maintenance, repair, replacement, monitoring, and operation of the fire/life safety and sprinkler system, utilities, landscaping, trash removal, and snow removal, any assessments or dues attributable to the Premises as the result of any Contractual Requirements or charged pursuant to any other covenant, restriction, or declaration, management fees, if any, costs of inspections, license, and permits, and any other costs and expenses of any other kind whatsoever reasonably incurred in managing, operating, maintaining and repairing the Premises. The Tenant shall contract for such items in its reasonable discretion and pay such costs directly. All maintenance and repairs by Tenant will be done promptly, in a good and workmanlike fashion, and without diminishing the original quality of the Premises and will include repair or replacement of light bulbs, ballasts, overhead doors, interior walls and glass damage, the cost of any damages exceeding normal wear and tear, the costs of janitorial services and the costs of keeping the Premises free of mold. Except, as set forth in Section 7.3 below, Landlord shall not be required to maintain, repair or rebuild all or any part of the Premises. Tenant waives the right to require Landlord to maintain, repair or rebuild all or any part of the Premises or make repairs at the expense of Landlord pursuant to any Applicable Law, Contractual Requirements, or any other agreement, contract, covenant, condition or restrictions at any time, except to the extent required by Section 7.3 below.
7.3 Landlords Obligation to Replace the Roof. Landlord will, at its own expense, be responsible for replacing the roof of the Premises should the same be required during the Lease Term. In the event that Landlord is required to replace the roof pursuant to this Section 7.3, Landlord shall use commercially reasonable efforts minimize any interference with Tenants use and occupancy of, or access to, the Premises during such replacement, but the Landlord will not be liable for any interference caused thereby.
7.4 Alterations. With respect to any alteration, change, addition or improvement (herein collectively referred to as an Alteration) to any portion of the Premises:
(a) If the Alteration (i) does not affect any structural component of the Premises, (ii) does not affect any utilities or mechanical systems, (iii) does not impair the value of the Premises, (iv) only affects the interior of the Improvements, and (v) does not require the issuance of a building permit (or other similar authorization), then the Alteration shall constitute a Minor Alteration. Tenant may make any Minor Alteration without Landlords prior written consent; provided, however, Tenant shall comply with the requirements set forth in Section 7.4(c) below.
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