How to register an alarm system in the City of Ann Arbor:

  1. To register online, go to a2alarms.com
    • New Customers: If you have never registered online before, enter your email address in the NEW USER side of the page, and a password will be emailed to you. Remember to check your SPAM folder if you do not see the email. The email should arrive within 5 minutes.
    • Payments for Registrations: Payments for registrations can be made during your online registration process. If you are paying by check, please make sure you read the security instructions about your BILLING ADDRESS carefully. The last page only requires your street number, not your street number + street name. If no payment is due, the online registration can be updated anytime during the year, the payment button will not appear.
    • Payments for false alarm invoices: Make sure you have your invoice number: go to Click here then Click Pay Invoices
  2. To register by mail, print and fill out the PDF form located at a2gov.org

False Police Alarms

The fee schedule for POLICE false alarms is as follows:

  • 1st: $82
  • 2nd: $82
  • 3rd: $82
  • 4th: $82
  • 5th: $82

False Fire Alarms

The fee schedule for FIRE false alarms is as follows:

  • 1st: $250
  • 2nd: $250
  • 3rd: $250
  • 4th: $250
  • 5th: $250

IF YOU RECEIVE A LARGER FINE IN YOUR INVOICE: If you receive an invoice for $119 or $287 it is because you were not registered at the time of the false alarm and the registration fee was added to your false alarm fee. Please register anyway, as the 911 center needs your contact information in case of emergency.



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Dearborn Michigan bills for false alarms.

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The City of Farmington Hills bills for false alarms. The ordinance is attached to this listing.

Ordinance

Registration

This city requires alarm system registration.

How to register an alarm in Lansing:

  1. To register online, go to lansing.alarmreg.com
    • 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 30 minutes, check the SPAM folder.
    • Note to Customer: if you register online you will not have to pay immediately for your registration fee. You will receive an invoice within 30-60 days.
  2. To file by paper, goto lansingmi.gov
    • 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: $___
  • 2nd: $___
  • 3rd: $___
  • 4th: $___
  • 5th: $___

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Livonia does not require alarm registration. There is a false alarm fine schedule for this city. The document is attached and a link to the city Municode is also below.

Click This text to view a pdf document of fines

Ordinance

The City of Taylor has been enforcing an existing false alarm ordinance since the beginning of the calendar year 2016. The first two false alarms are not charged, and a warning letter is sent out to the alarm address on the first false alarm.

There is no requirement to register an alarm system in Taylor as of this writing last updated 2/23/2017.

the false alarm fine schedule is as follows:

1st No charge, letter sent
2cd No charge, letter sent
3rd $100 fee
4th $200 fee
5th $300 fee
6th $400 fee
7th $400 fee
8th $500 fee
9th $500 fee
10th $600 fee
11th and above = $700 fee

There is an appeals process for false alarm disputes. The PDF Document can be downloaded here

WAIVER City of Taylor Waiver Process

or you can view the text taken from the City website below :

Article III Chapter 18 Any alarm user against whom a service fee has been assessed, as provided for in subsection (e) of this Section, who believes that said service fee has been improperly assessed, may appeal the assessment to an appeals board made up of three (3) members consisting of the fire chief and the police chief, or their designee, and a representative selected by the Mayor. Any such appeal shall be in writing and shall be filed with the City clerk within thirty (30) days of the date of the invoice for said service fee. If the appeal board determines that that the alarm was erroneously determined to be a false alarm, as that term is defined in this Section, then the service fee shall be waived. If the appeal board determines that alarm was a false alarm, then the service fee shall not be waived. The findings and the decision of the appeal board shall be in writing and filed with the office of the chief of police. The alarm user shall be provided with a copy of the decision by the appeal board. The appeal board’s decision is subject to review in the local District Court upon the filing of a proceeding in that Court within thirty (30) days of the decision of the appeal board.

Support for this jurisdiction can be received by calling 734-619-0550 or email Support (at) alarmsupport.org

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Waterford requires alarm permits. They are a one time charge and do not expire. False Alarm Fees are also assessed as follows:

First and second alarm = no fine
Third alarm = $25
fourth alarm = $50
Fifth alarm = $50
Sixth and higher = $75

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