Alarm System Permit

An Alarm System permit is required of any business that possesses, or subscribes to an alarm system which is intended to summon police, fire or emergency medical services.

Code Requirements

Guidance relating to Alarm Systems is contained within the Maplewood City Code, Chapter 4, Section 4-1 to 4-103. All permit holders are required to be familiar with the provisions of this Chapter.

Application Requirements

Expiration / Renewal

Permit term runs January 1 through December 31, annually. Renewal must occur on or before date of expiration.

False Alarm Fee Structure

Each business alarm owner is allowed two (2) free false alarm responses per permit term.  (January 1st through December 31st, yearly) Fees for false alarms are as follows:

Number of False Alarms
1st and 2nd False AlarmNo Charge
3rd False Alarm
4th False Alarm
5th False Alarm$300.00
6th False Alarm$400.00
7th - Above$500.00


Person pressing buttons on alarm system keypad