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Alarm Section Directory

Board of Police Commissioners
Alarm Section
100 West First Street, Suite 134
Los Angeles, CA 90012-4112

Telephone Hours:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday (except holidays)
Phone Number: Alarm Section 213-996-1200
FAX Number: Alarm Section 213-486-5270

Notice: City Law requires an Alarm Permit. Click here to obtain one Introduction
History
Problem


Alarm Users
Permits
Fees and Penalties
Alarm School (for Permitted Alarm System Users Only)
Appeals
Collections
Misdemeanor Program

Alarm Companies
Permit Requirement
Requesting Dispatch
Excessive False Alarms
Enhanced Verification
7-Day Soak Period

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Permits
False Alarms
Other Questions

Resources (PDF – downloadable documents)
Key Provisions of the Burglar Alarm Ordinance [PDF]
Alarm Ordinance Brochure
Office of Finance – Branch Locations and Hours
Burglar Alarm Dispatch Policy
Alarm Ordinance – LAMC 103.206
15 Ways to Eliminate False Alarms

Web Links
Office of Finance, Alarm Unit
Los Angeles Superior Court – Small Claims Advisor
State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs