Are there fines for false alarms?

Yes, there are. Each applicant can have three false alarms in a year before being fined for a false alarm.

  • 1st False alarm: No Penalty
  • 2nd False alarm: No Penalty
  • 3rd False alarm: No Penalty
  • 4th False alarm/1st Violation: $100
  • 5th False alarm/2nd Violation: $125
  • 6th False alarm/3rd Violation: $150
  • 7th False alarm/4th Violation: $200
  • Every False Alarm/Violation thereafter: $200

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1. What is the false alarm ordinance?
2. What is a false alarm?
3. What does the false alarm ordinance requires residents to do?
4. Are there fee exemptions in the alarm ordinance?
5. What are common causes of false alarms?
6. Are there fines for false alarms?