The cities each contracted with Cry Wolf to implement online registration, and tracking and collection of fees associated with excessive false alarms. Alarm users are assessed a graduated fine ranging from $50 to $500 based on the number of false alarms. Fire alarmed locations must be registered in Sandy Springs, while fire alarms are excluded from registration requirements in Dunwoody. Commercial alarmed locations must pay a $25 registration fee annually in Dunwoody, with no charge assessed in Sandy Springs. Registration for residential alarm systems is free in both cities. There is a $100 fine for failure to register any monitored property alarm system by Oct. 1.
Information: 1-866-889-2365 or email SandySpringsGA@publicsafetycorp.com or DunwoodyGA@publicsafetycorp.com.