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(A) A response to an alarm activation shall result when any police officer or member of the fire department shall be dispatched to the premises where the alarm has been activated or learns of the activation of the alarm system by any means whatsoever and responds thereto by travelling to the premises. After responding to an alarm activation, the enforcement official shall notify any person identified in the permit required pursuant to § 100.03 of the activation of the alarm system and such person shall thereupon travel to the premises within 30 minutes of such notification to ascertain the status thereof. Failure of such person to appear at the premises within 30 minutes after being notified to do so shall be deemed a false alarm and shall subject the owner to the penalties set forth hereinafter.
(B) It shall be unlawful for any person to reactivate an alarm system without authorization from the enforcement official following an alarm activation resulting in the dispatch of a police officer or member of the fire department to the premises where the alarm was activated.
(C) If the enforcement official determines that an alarm signal was transmitted as the result of an alarm malfunction, then such official shall deliver to the owner an alarm activation report indicating that an alarm activation has occurred and that it has been determined to have resulted from an alarm malfunction.
(D) The activation of an alarm system due to an alarm malfunction shall be deemed a false alarm and shall subject the towner to the penalties set forth hereinafter.
(Ord. 1254, passed 8-17-95; Am. Ord. 1342, passed 7-29-99) Penalty, see § 100.99