Alarm Code

 

"Alarm" means any electronic or other signal that requests, causes or is intended to cause a response by law enforcement; or any assembly of equipment, mechanical or electrical, arranged to signal the occurrence of an illegal entry or other activity requiring urgent attention and to which law enforcement are expected to respond.

 

8.13.20   False Alarm - Penalties.

 

When a determination has been made by the Sheriff's Office that a false alarm has occurred, causing an unnecessary response by Sheriff's Office personnel, the following procedure will apply:

 

  1. First False Alarm.  In a twelve month period, the first false alarm will result in a written notice to the owner, informing them of the false alarm.
     
  2. Second False Alarm.  In a twelve month period, the second false alarm will result in a written warning to the owner, advising them that subsequent false alarms will result in fines.
     
  3. Third False Alarm.  In a twelve month period, the third false alarm will result in a response fine of $100.00, billed to the owner.
     
  4. Fourth False Alarm.  In a twelve month period, the fourth false alarm will result in a response fine of $200.00, billed to the owner.
     
  5. Fifth False Alarm.  In a twelve month period, the fifth false alarm will result in a response fine of $300.00, billed to the owner.
     

(Ord. 2007-018, §2, 207)