Alton charges for false alarms (fine schedule on link below) and requires registration (print link below)

It appears alarm companies must be licensed to install alarms in Alton. The permit application is listed in the print link section. There are a few different links for Alton, we have added one more we found here:

Online Registration  Printable Registration Form  Jurisdiction Website  Ordinance

Northbrook requires registration of the alarm system and there are false alarm fees.

Printable Registration Form  Jurisdiction Website  Ordinance


This city requires alarm system registration.

How to register an alarm in Oak Park:

  1. To register online, go to
    • New Customers: in the left box enter the email address used on the account they are inqiuring about. The system will generate and email a password to the customer. If the email does not arrive within 10 minutes, check the SPAM folder.
    • Note: There are late fees that apply.
  2. To file by paper, goto
    • Type in the Search Box "alarm permit"
    • Click on "Alarm Permit Info Sheet (PDF)"
    • Fill out the form and mail with check or money order to the address on the form

False Alarms

The fee schedule for false alarms is as follows:

  • 1st: $FREE
  • 2nd: $1
  • 3rd: $2
  • 4th: $___
  • 5th: $___

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