The alarm user of an alarm system, as those terms are defined within Butler County Resolution No. 05-35, that transmits more than 3 false alarms in any calendar year shall be subject to the following provisions:

(a)   For each false alarm over 3 in any calendar year that the county is notified of shall pay to Butler County Emergency Communications a fee of $50.00 for the fourth false alarm, a fee of $75.00 for the fifth false alarm and a fee of $100.00 of each false alarm thereafter.

(b)   A false alarm caused by an act of God shall not be considered a false alarm for the purposes of this article.

(Ord. 503; Code 2017)

Following the installation of a new alarm service, no false alarm fees will be assessed to an alarm customer for 60 days following installation up to a total of 6 false alarms. Any owner claiming this exemption must provide proof of installation date to validate the claim.

(Ord. 503; Code 2017)