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(A) Any alarm user shall be fined $50 for the third false alarm, $75 for the fourth false alarm, $100 for the fifth false alarm, $100 for the sixth false alarm, $150 for the seventh false alarm, $200 for the eighth false alarm and $250 for the ninth and each subsequent false alarm thereafter transmitted from any one protected property within any one calendar year. Such fine may be waived or suspended by the Police Chief if the cause of the false alarm is beyond the control of the alarm user and/or if the alarm user demonstrates a cooperative effort to resolve a recurring problem of indeterminate cause; provided, however, that the waiver or suspension of fine does not preclude suspension as provided in § 100.03(E), if such recurring false alarms continue to present a public nuisance.
(B) Any alarm user shall be fined $100 for each of the following violations:
(1) Failure to register an alarm system after written notification as provided for in § 100.09(E);
(2) Use of an automatic telephone dialing alarm system in violation of §§ 100.03(F) and (G);
(3) Use of an exterior audible alarm system in violation of § 100.03(H); and
(4) Failure to disconnect an alarm system upon suspension of the system's registration.
(C) Fees and fines may be paid in person or remitted by mail in the form of a check or money order made payable to "Treasurer, Town of Hamden," and delivered to the Hamden Police Department, 2900 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT within ten business days of receipt of the bill from the town.
(Ord. 470, passed 6-3-02; Am. Ord. 490, passed 11-6-03; Am. Ord. 584, passed 5-3-10)