771.01 DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   (a)   “Alarm Administrator” means the Chief of Police or his designated agent.
   (b)   “Alarm Monitoring Business”  means any individual, partnership, corporation or other entity engaged in the business of monitoring alarm systems and summoning safety forces in response to activation of an alarm system or otherwise. 
   (c)   “Alarm notification” means any notification from any person, including an Alarm Monitoring Business, intended to summon, or that would reasonably be expected to summon or result in the summoning of police or fire service of the City, which notification is the result of the activation or operation of an alarm system.
   (d)   “Alarm system” means any device, means or system that upon activation emits, transmits or relays an audible, visual or electronic signal intended to be used to summon, or that would reasonably be expected to summon or result in the summoning of police or fire service of the City.  “Alarm system” does not include an alarm installed on a vehicle unless the vehicle is permanently located at a site.
   (e)   “Alarm user” means a person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, or organization of any kind in control of a building, structure, facility, or any portion thereof, where an operational alarm system is located.
   (f)   “False alarm” means an alarm notification to which police and/or fire personnel respond and find no evidence of fire, smoke, burglary, vandalism, unauthorized intrusion, medical emergency, or any other valid reason for the request for police and/or fire services.
(Ord. 70-2011.  Passed 7-25-11.)