In this series, FMC will outline false alarm by-laws for alarm response in cities in areas that FMC provides service and monitoring. We will present information if you have a security alarm system with security alarm monitoring, or if you have a fire alarm or sprinkler system monitored. This article applies if you have a home or business monitored with FMC. Today we will look at Alarm Response Policies in the City of Guelph.
Security Alarm System Response Policy from Guelph Police Services:
Guelph Police Service requires verification of alarms prior to attending any alarm call. In-depth, detailed information on the City of Guelph Security Alarm Response Policy can be viewed by viewing this blog post:
Registration Required: Yes – No Fee
Fee Per False Alarm: $160.00 (Invoiced to FMC, subject to administrative fees)
Alarms which are cancelled en route to the alarm are subject to an $80.00 fee (Invoiced to FMC, subject to administrative fees)
Fire Alarm Response Policy for Guelph Fire Department:
$0.00 for first 3 false alarms per calendar year.
$300.00 charge for the 4th and subsequent false alarms in a calendar year.
Full details on these policies can be viewed by following these links:
Guelph Police Services Security Alarm Response Policy:
For information on how to reduce false alarms, visit this blog post.
For information on how to reduce false dispatches through Enhanced Call Verification, please refer to this blog post.
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