(A)   The alarm user applying for the authorization required shall state on an application form, prepared by the Chief of Department and approved by the Village Attorney, his or her name; the address of the residence or business or businesses in or on which the alarm system has been or will be installed; his or her telephone number; the type of alarm system (local, direct connect, central station, fire or other); the alarm business or businesses selling, installing, monitoring, inspecting, responding to or maintaining the alarm system; and the name and telephone number of at least two other persons (in the case of a corporate alarm user applicant, at least three persons) who can be reached at any time, day or night, who are authorized to respond to an alarm signal, and who can open the premises in which the system is installed.
      (1)   The registration fee for a residential alarm system permit shall be $20 and will not be prorated.
      (2)   The residential alarm user shall obtain the registration permit on or before May 1 of each year.
      (3)   The registration fee for a commercial alarm system permit shall be $35 and will not be prorated.
      (4)   The commercial alarm user shall obtain the registration permit on or before May 1 of each year.
      (5)   (a)   Any applicant for a residential or commercial alarm system permit shall be required to pay any past arrearages for registration fees or outstanding quasi-criminal judgments previously secured against the applicant as a result of prior multiple false alarms as set forth in this chapter.
         (b)   Such payment shall be considered as an absolute precondition before the approval of the annual registration permit.
   (B)   (1)   Every alarm user authorized under this chapter shall be required to have his or her alarm system inspected and tested at least once a year by a licensed alarm contractor or its agent.
      (2)   The person or persons performing this inspection and testing shall provide the alarm user with written documentation of their findings and testing. Furthermore, the test results shall be reported to Brycer, the Compliance Engine no more than five business days after the testing.
   (C)   The information contained in an alarm user authorization permit application required by this section and other information received by the Chief of Department, or his or her designate, through correspondence or communications with an alarm user shall be securely maintained and restricted to inspection only by the Chief or certain officers or municipal employees specifically assigned the responsibility for handling and processing alarm user authorization permits in the course of official duties.
   (D)   Any alarm system user who operates an alarm system without obtaining an authorization permit as required by this section, or who, after having an authorization permit revoked, fails to disconnect his or her alarm system, shall be in violation of this chapter.
(2000 Code, § 91.02) (Ord. 988, passed 12-4-1978; Ord. 1227, passed 8-20-1984; Ord. 1400, passed 5-15-1989; Ord. 1489, passed 3-2-1992; Ord. 1904, passed 4-21-2003; Ord. 4272, passed 6-1-2015; Ord. 4475, passed 10-18-2021) Penalty, see 91.99