Burglar Alarm

Overview

A permit is required for all homes and businesses equipped with burglar alarm systems. If you have questions, contact Safety & Inspections at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 329 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information on burglar alarm permits.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:

Fees

Burglar Alarm Fees
Description Fee
New permit $38.00
Annual renewal $38.00
Government agencies fees waived
First false alarm violation (per calendar year) no charge
Second false alarm violation (per calendar year) $75.00
Third false alarm violation (per calendar year) $100.00
Fourth false alarm violation (per calendar year) $200.00
Fifth false alarm violation (per calendar year) $300.00
Sixth false alarm violation (per calendar year)  $400.00
Seventh false alarm violation (per  calendar  year) and up $500.00

Expiration & Renewal

A Burglar Alarm License will expire one year from date of issuance and may be renewed annually.