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The Vacation / House Watch Form is used to notify the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office of your upcoming vacation or a period of time that you may be out of town.

Restrictions & Exclusions:

  1. All Vacation/House Watch services of a residence will be for a maximum of Fourteen (14) consecutive days
  2. All active Real Estate (sale/rental/lease) properties are excluded
  3. No individual(s) will be going into the residence during the house watch

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office cannot guarantee your residence will be checked at specific times or dates, but every effort will be made to check on your residence as time and workload allow. During the time(s) of a Natural Disaster (Hurricane, Flood, etc…), all Vacation/House Watch services will be suspended.

Please read this form carefully and be aware that by requesting Vacation/House Watch services, you will be expressly assuming the risk, legal liability, waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages, or loss which you might sustain as a result of your request for Vacation/House Watch services from the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office for the subject premises.

Waiver and Release of All Claims:

On behalf of myself individually, my/our family, and/or my/our respective heirs, successors, and assigns (hereinafter, “I/we”, “my/our”, or “me/us”), I/we: (1) recognize and acknowledge that the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office cannot and do not guarantee the security of the subject premises, (2) voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity that I/we may sustain as a result of such Vacation/House Watch services (hereinafter “such services”) and/or my/our request for such services relative to the subject premises, (3) agree to waive and relinquish all claims I/we may have (or which may accrue to me/us) against the releases as a result of such services and/or my/our request for such services from the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, (4) do hereby fully release and forever discharge all of said releases from any and all claims for injuries, damages, or loss that I/we may sustain or which may accrue to me/us arising out of, connected with, or in any way associated with such services and/or my/our request for such services.

With the submission of this form, I affirm that I have read and fully understand the above information, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims.

*** All information provided is Completely Confidential ***
*** NOTE - If you live within a city limit, you must contact your city's police department. ***
*** Upon Returning from Vacation, please call 281-341-4666 to cancel your house watch. ***

Vacation/House Watch Form [PDF]

You may submit your completed form to: Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Communications

Print and fax to: 281-341-4674, or
Email to: sodispatch@fortbendcountytx.gov

For any questions or problems with the Sheriff's Office Vacation House Watch, please call 281-341-4665

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Last updated: 10/24/2013 11:49:28 AM