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(A) Any person, business or corporation residing or doing business in the city or, in the area served by the Fire Department, or having on the person’s or its premises a burglar alarm or fire alarm which transmits two false alarms within a 30-day period shall, upon the third transmission of a false alarm, be charged a service fee of $100 for each transmission of a false alarm thereafter for that 30-day period. The Director of Public Safety shall notify the person, business or corporation of the service fee in writing, setting forth the service fee owed for that 30-day period. The person, business or corporation receiving such notification shall within 15 days of receipt thereof pay to the city the service fee owed. Any person, business or corporation failing to timely pay the service fee owed shall be deemed in violation of this section and shall be penalized as provided in § 96.99 of this chapter.
(B) Hold-up or robbery alarms originating from banks and financial institutions are exempt from this section and shall be reviewed periodically by the Director of Public Safety. All other alarms originating from banks and financial institutions are subject to the restrictions outlined in this section.
(1999 Code, § 96.03) (Ord. 1422, passed 3-19-1990; Ord. 1468, passed 2-19-1991; Ord. 1720, passed 10-17-1994; Ord. 1772, passed 7-19-1995; Ord. 3639, passed 10-5-2009) Penalty, see § 96.99