Per Chapter 20, Article VIII, Sections 20-401-407 in the St. Joseph Code of Ordinances, every alarm user shall pay an annual permit fee of $25. This fee will be applied to the first six false alarms a system may have within the fiscal year, which is July 1 to June 30 each year.
False alarms numbering seven to nine within the fiscal year shall be charged an additional $50 for each false alarm. False alarms numbering more than 10 within the fiscal year shall be charged an additional $100 for each false alarm.
Alarm permits are billed annually through the Customer Service Division on or around May 1 each year, and are due on or before June 30. If there are any changes to the alarm system account, email Customer Service Division.