(A)   The Police Chief may discontinue response by city officers to an alarm at a location when any of the following conditions exist:
      (1)   When there are more than six assessments against a specific location for false alarms in a calendar year.
      (2)   When an assessment for a false alarm has been levied against an alarm location and the party responsible for payment of the assessment fails to pay the assessment within 15 days following notification of the levy of the assessment.
   (B)   At least 15 days prior to discontinuance of response by city officers, the Police Chief shall notify the subscriber by mail of the action. The subscriber may, within ten days after mailing of such notice, request a meeting with the designate of the Police Department to present material to rebut the basis of the discontinuance. The subscriber may appeal the decision to the City Council within five days of the effective date of the decision by the Police Depart-ment.
   (C)   Reinstatement will occur when the subscriber and/or the alarm operator and/or alarm agent have remedied the problem causing the false alarms or when the past due assessment has been paid.
   (D)   Nothing in this chapter is intended to prevent a police officer from responding to a person who calls and advises of a crime in progress or who needs police assistance.
('86 Code, § 9.74.150) (Ord. 4164, passed  - - )