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Businesses, residents must register alarms
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August 04, 2013 04:28 PM | 1049 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
In a news release, the Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday announced residents and businesses within the cities of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs who use a monitored alarm system to protect their buildings have until Oct. 1 to register their alarm systems in accordance with recently passed ordinances in each city. In the city of Dunwoody, monitored alarms can be registered at www.dunwoodyga.gov/alarm. In the city of Sandy Springs, alarms can be registered at www.sandyspringsga.gov/alarm.

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.
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