Before connecting any automatic or manual alarm device to the public telephone lines so as to contact the Police Department or Fire Department, any person owning, leasing, renting, or controlling such device shall apply to the Police Department or Fire Department, as the case may be, to make application for and obtain a permit for the operation of such device so as to contact either or both of said Departments.  The application shall contain such information as may be deemed by the Police Chief or Fire Chief reasonably necessary to facilitate response to a call by such device.  The fee to be paid upon tendering the application shall be $25, for the calendar year or part thereof ending on December 31 of the year in which the application is made to defray part of the costs to the city for processing the applications and inspecting the premises where the device is to be installed.
(Ord. 1982-8, passed 6-7-82)