On October 7,1999 the Indian River Board of County Commissioners passed the False Alarm Reduction Ordinance, 99-21 Chapter 301.08 part B, for law enforcement response to burglar alarms. The purpose was to encourage alarm users and alarm businesses to maintain the operational reliability and to properly use alarm systems and to reduce or eliminate false alarm dispatch requests.
301.28 Permits required:
Alarm Subscriber/Alarm Company Information form
A separate Permit Application and Alarm Subscriber/ Alarm Company information form is required for each alarm site.
Section 301.38 Ordinance Administration: collection of fines and fees
The Ordinance is administered by the Sheriff’s Office. The responsibility for issuance of all permits, administration of all funds collected and enforcement of the ordinance guidelines. A trust fund was established by the Sheriff’s Office to administer all monies received through issuance of alarm permits. Revenue received shall be used only for the administration of this part. There are no taxpayers dollars used for the False Alarm Unit.
Chapter 301.False Alarms
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