Arizona county passes alarm ordinance

Residents and business owners to face steep fines for excessive false alarms


Residents and business owners in Navajo County, Arizona, will now face fines for having an excessive number of false alarms under a new ordinance approved by the county’s board of supervisors earlier this week, according to a story published by AzJournal.com.

Under the ordinance, alarm owners will be allowed three false alarms in a 365-day period, after which the following fines will be levied; $150 for a fourth false alarm that is not a robbery alarm, which will increase $200 for each subsequent violation of the ordinance. The fine for a fourth false robbery alarm will be $500, which will increase by $300 for each subsequent violation.

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