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The following acts are prohibited with respect to use of alarm systems and it is unlawful.
(A) For any person to report, by means of activating an alarm system, to the Sheriff, any city officer or employee, or persons contracting with the city to provide emergency services, that an emergency exists, knowing that the report is false. The term EMERGENCY means any condition which results in, or which could result in, an immediate response by the Sheriff, any city officer or employee, or persons contracting with the city to provide emergency services as ambulance services, or any condition which jeopardizes or could jeopardize public safety and results in, or could result in, the evacuation of any area, building, structure, vehicle or any other place which any individual may enter;
(B) For any person to possess, install, maintain or activate within the boundaries of the city an audible alarm system, which, when activated, emits a sound similar to that of an emergency vehicle siren or a civil defense warning system. Possession, or activation, of the audible alarm system, is declared to be a public nuisance and may be abated as provided in § 95.07; and
(C) For any person to utilize or otherwise employ a direct dial device alarm system which automatically dials any telephone number at any office of the County Sheriff's Department.
(1994 Code, § 8.04.050) (Ord. 82-102, passed - -1982) Penalty, see § 10.99