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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally activate any alarm or alarm system or cause signals to be transmitted to a monitoring agency indicating the activation of an alarm system for any reason other than to warn of an actual emergency. This section shall not apply to the testing of alarms or alarm systems by the installing or monitoring alarm business or by the alarm user, providing, however, that the Police Department has been appropriately notified of the test.
(B) The information furnished by an alarm business or by an alarm user to the Alarm Coordinator pursuant to this chapter shall be confidential and shall not be subject to public inspection.
(C) The City of Sierra Vista shall not be liable for any failure to respond upon receipt of an alarm notification in the event the Police Department finds it necessary to order the revocation of a permit which necessitates discontinuing the use of an alarm or alarm system, the City of Sierra Vista shall incur no liability by such action.
(D) This chapter shall apply to all governmental agencies and facilities, including but not limited to, offices and agencies of the City of Sierra Vista, to the extent necessary to recover cost incurred.
(Ord. 1002, passed 3-14-96; Am. Ord. 2008-003, passed 1-10-08; Am. Ord. 2015-011, passed 5-14-15)