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(A) Application for alarm registration shall be made on forms provided by the Building Department for the city. Each applicant shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) The name, address, and telephone number of the applicant's property to be serviced by the alarm and the mailing address for the applicant if different from the address of the property to be serviced by the alarm.
(2) The name, mailing address, and telephone number of the property owner, if different from the property to be serviced.
(3) The make and type of the alarm and year of installation.
(4) The applicant shall attach sufficient documentation on the registration application to ascertain compliance with UL (Underwriter's Laboratories), FM (Factory Mutual) standards or other nationally recognized testing agencies as well as all other appropriate licenses and certificates for alarm testing and installation. If the alarm is for a fire alarm system in a structure, the applicant shall provide documentation on an approved National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) form that the alarm is certified according to NFPA standards as currently enacted or as amended from time to time.
(5) The name, address, and telephone number of the alarm system contractor installing or maintaining the alarm, if any.
(6) The signature of the owner of the property or authorized agent with notarized authorization on which the alarm is located as well as of the alarm user if different than the property owner.
(B) The information set forth in division (A) above shall be kept current by the registration holder, and the holder shall immediately notify the Building Department of any changes in the information. Failure to do so shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
(C) All application for alarm registrations must be made prior to use of the alarm system. If it is determined that application is made more than 30 days after the alarm system has been in use, a $10 penalty shall be added to the initial registration fee. Failure to register an alarm system shall not preclude the imposition of service charges or other penalties for alarm incidents against property owners or other responsible parties as set forth in this chapter.
(D) All registration renewal fees must be received by the city within 30 days of its annual anniversary date or a $10 penalty will be added to the fee.
(E) No alarm registration will be renewed by the city for any alarm system located on a property that has unpaid alarm fines or any other outstanding alarm fees owed to the city. Notice of any such rejected renewal will be sent to the applicant and property owner by the city by United States mail, first class postage to the mailing address provided on the alarm registration and to the property owner as reflected in the most recently certified real property ad valorem tax rolls of the county which have been provided to the city by the county.
(Ord. 85-20, passed 1-29-85; Am. Ord. 92-04, passed 10-29-91; Am. Ord. 93-30, passed 3-2-93; Am. Ord. 2005-63, passed 6-28-05; Am. Ord. 2013-85, passed 9-24-13)