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(a) On the effective date of this ordinance, every alarm monitoring company doing business in San Francisco shall send to the Tax Collector a complete list of its customers with alarm systems located in San Francisco; the list shall be in a format acceptable to the Tax Collector. The list shall include: the name of each customer, the customer's billing address, the location(s) of the alarm system(s), and such other information as the Tax Collector may request. The customer lists shall be kept confidential to the full extent allowed by law.
(b) No later than March 1, 2003, every alarm monitoring company doing business in San Francisco shall notify and bill each of its customers for the license fee required under this Article. This bill shall be due and payable within 30 days. The bill may be part of the company's regular billing or a separate billing, and shall be in a form approved by the Tax Collector. The company shall also provide the customer with a copy of the license application form. No later than April 1, 2003, the company shall send a follow-up notice to its customers who have not yet paid the fee in full. The company shall be responsible for collection of the license fee from the customer.
(c) No later than May 1, 2003, the alarm monitoring companies shall remit to the Tax Collector all license fees collected, all completed license applications received, as well as a list of customers who have not paid the fee in full and a list of customers who paid after April 1, 2003.
(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 3720(a), license fees for existing customers of alarm monitoring companies as of March 1, 2003 shall not be prorated for calendar year 2003.
(Added by Ord. 30-03, File No. 021995, App. 2/28/2003)
(Former Sec. 3721 added by Ord. 154-02, File No. 021078, App. 7/12/2002; renumbered as Sec. 3722 by Ord. 30-03, File No. 021995, App. 2/28/2003)