§ 14.144  DUTIES OF ALARM COMPANY.
    shall:
   (a)   Not install a device that activates a by the depression of a single-action non-recessed button at within the city and shall remove existing non-recessed button alarms on or before January 1, 2003;
   (b)   Not install any panic or in residential sites that activates a silent alarm signal by alteration of the last digit of the normal arm/disarm code at within the city and shall deactivate such systems currently in existence on or before January 1, 2003;
   (c)   Not install any silent system at within the city and shall convert existing systems into an interior audible system on or before January 1, 2003;
   (d)   Not install any burglary control panel failing to meet Security Industry Association standards with prevention feature programmed to the factory default;
   (e)   Complete an for all residential alarm signals prior to requesting a response by the Police or Fire Department;
   (f)   Complete an for all commercial signals prior to requesting a response by the Police Department;
   (g)   Maintain a current record, accessible to the at all times, that includes: the names of serviced by the company; the addresses of the protected properties; the type of , the original installation date and subsequent modifications, if any for each protected property; a record of the date and time of to each protected property; record of the at each property with evidence of the company’s attempt to verify the alarm and its explanation of the cause of the ;
   (h)   Provide each of its users with: operating instructions for their , including an explanation of the company’s ; a telephone number to call for assistance in operating the system; and a summary of the provisions of this Division A relating to penalties for and the possibility of no police response to experiencing excessive ;
   (i)   Work cooperatively with the user and the to determine the cause of any and to prevent recurrences; and
   (j)   Establish a training period during the first seven days following the installation of any system during which the will be trained on the proper use of the system and during which no request for an immediate dispatch of police personnel will be made by the without independent factual support. Based upon the information provided, including the fact of the training period, the City Police Department will make an independent determination of the nature and priority of their response.
   Violation of any of these duties will be subject to a civil penalty of $100 for each separate violation. Each day of noncompliance shall constitute a separate offense.
(1958 Code, § 137.07)  (Ord. 70-6, passed 2-3-1970; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; Ord. 2000-33, passed 12-18-2000)