§ 4-116. Security deposits.
A. Security Deposit Limits. A landlord may demand a security deposit of an amount equal to One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or one month’s periodic rent, whichever is greater, which may be in addition to the current month’s rent. Additional security deposits may be allowed for special circumstances such as animals or pets or tenant history or prior damages.
B. Payment of Security Deposit at Termination of Tenancy. The person who is the landlord at the time a tenancy is terminated shall pay to the tenant or former tenant the amount of the security deposit that was deposited by the tenant with the person who was landlord at the time such security deposit was deposited less the value of any damages which any person, who was a landlord of such premises at any time during the tenancy of such tenant, has suffered as a result such tenant’s failure to comply with such tenant’s obligations. Damages shall not include normal wear and tear.
C. Action to Reclaim Security Deposit. Any tenant may bring a civil action in the Osage Trial Court to reclaim any part of his security deposit which may be due. ONCA 11-41, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.