Alarm Bureau

A new Alarm Permit application will need to be completed and returned to the Elk Grove Police Department. You may bring the application in to our service center during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or you may mail your application to:

Elk Grove Police Department
c/o Alarm Bureau
8400 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA 95758 

Effective December 1, 2006, the Elk Grove Police Department began tracking and billing for false alarms.  Each year, alarm users are allowed two (2) free false alarms, with each false alarm thereafter alarm users will be billed consecutively.

New Alarm Permits must be filed with the Police Department within 15 days of installation/ activation.  Anyone with an alarm system in their home or business, whether it is monitored by an alarm company or "self" monitored, is required to have a valid Alarm Permit.

The Alarm Bureau will renew Alarm Permits every three (3) years.  There will be no renewal fee as long as the permit is renewed prior to it's expiration date.  The alarm user will receive expiration notification in time for renewal.

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The following false alarm fees have been established:

Residences/Businesses Burglary Panic/Robbery
a) First and Second False Alarms. No fee. No fee.
b) Third False Alarm $75 $150
c) Fourth False Alarm $100 $200
d) Fifth False Alarm $200 $250
e) Sixth and Subsequent False Alarms $250 $300
Multiple false alarms in one calendar day shall be counted as one alarm for the purpose of assessing fees.

If you have any questions, or require more information, please contact the Alarm Bureau at (916) 478-8155.

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