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(A) Upon the receipt of a false burglar alarm, whether the false alarm is intentional or unintentional, and a police response is requested by the activation of the alarm system, the alarm system user will be notified by the Police Chief of the occurrence of the alarm and a warning will be issued.
(B) Upon the fourth false burglar alarm occurrence and each false burglar alarm occurrence thereafter within any calendar year, whether the false alarm was intentional or unintentional, and a police response is requested by the activation of the alarm system, the alarm system user will be charged a service charge of $75 for each occurrence due to employee error or negligence.
(C) Alarm malfunctions caused by other than employee error or owner error or employee negligence or owner negligence shall not be counted as a false burglar alarm for purposes of levying a service charge or ordering the removal of an alarm system. The failure of the owner to promptly repair a malfunctioning alarm system is considered owner negligence.
(1999 Code, § 38.02) (Ord. 2270, passed 10-28-2003)