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(A) Alarm user - An alarm user is required to apply and pay for an alarm system permit within 30 days after the installation of an alarm system.
(B) Alarm user - Except as provided in section 11-67, no person or business shall operate a security alarm system in the city without first obtaining a permit from the police department or alarm administrator, in accordance with the provisions of this article.
(1) Operating a security alarm system without a valid permit for the alarm site is an infraction, punishable by a fine in an amount adopted by city council resolution.
(2) Operating a security alarm system with an expired permit is an infraction, punishable by a fine in an amount adopted by city council resolution.
(a) Operating an alarm system with an expired permit is a correctable violation, provided that the alarm permit had been in an expired status for less than 60 days, and that the alarm user pays the required permit renewal fee within ten calendar days of being noticed for the violation.
(b) Penalties for responses to false alarms at the alarm system site are considered separately.
(C) Any alarm site that is monitored by an alarm business is required to obtain a permit.