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(A) (1) It shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally activate any alarm or alarm system for any reason other than to warn of an actual emergency.
(2) This section shall not apply to the testing of alarms or alarm systems when the testing has been done in accordance with the prescribed guidelines set by the Police Department and when the Police Department has been given advance notice of the testing.
(B) No alarm user shall allow an audible alarm to sound in excess of 15 minutes.
(C) In addition to any other remedy provided by law, the Chief of Police may, whenever he or she shall have knowledge of the use of any device or attachment not operated or maintained in accordance with the provisions of this article, order the deactivation of the device or attachment until the requirements are met.
(Prior Code, § 16-1-6) Penalty, see Vol. I, § 16-1-8