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Know Your Security Alarm & Fire Alarm False Alarm By-Law: Niagara Regional Police & Niagara Falls Fire Department

Niagara Falls

In this series, Fire Monitoring of Canada Inc. 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 in your business, commercial facility industrial building or home with security alarm monitoring, or if you have  fire alarm monitoring or sprinkler system monitoring to CAN/ULC-S561.  Today we will look at Alarm Response Policies in the Niagara Region with Niagara Falls:

Security Alarm System Response Policy from Niagara Regional Police:

Registration Required:  Yes – No Fee

Fee Per False Alarm:  $50.00 (Invoiced to FMC, subject to administrative fees)

Niagara Region does not suspend accounts for multiple false alarms.

Fire Alarm Response Policy for the Niagara Falls Fire Department:

First Two False Alarms:   $0.00

Third False Alarm (within a twelve month period of first alarm):  $300.00

Fourth False Alarm (within a twelve month period of first alarm):  $400.00

Fifth & Subsequent False Alarms (within a twelve month period of first alarm):  $500.00

Full details on these policies can be viewed by following these links:

Niagara Regional Police Security Alarm Response Policy:


Niagara Falls Fire Alarm Response Policy/By-Law:


For information on how to reduce false alarms, visit this blog post.

For information on how to reduce false dispatches from your security alarm system through Enhanced Call Verification, please refer to this blog post.

If you have any other questions, or concerns, please Contact Us.

The information contained in this blog post is current as of the date of posting.

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