Fire Alarm Permit

Register a Fire Alarm System

The fire department monitors the number of false alarm activations throughout the city, as directed by city ordinance. As part of this initiative, the department strives to provide alarm system users tips on preventing false alarm activations, thereby preserving city resources for actual emergencies.

If you are an alarm user, please complete an Fire Alarm User Permit Application

What happens when there is a False Alarm?

Each calendar year, beginning on January 1, all alarm users will be granted four free false alarm activations. Additional false alarm activations are subject to the following fines, per occurrence:

5-8 false alarms/$100

9-10 false alarms/$200

11 or more false alarms/$300

20 or more false alarms/$500 per alarm