An Alarm System permit is required of any business that possesses, or subscribes to an alarm system which is intended to summon police, fire or emergency medical services.
Guidance relating to Alarm Systems is contained within the Maplewood City Code, Chapter 4, Section 4-1 to 4-103. All permit holders are required to be familiar with the provisions of this Chapter.
Apply for a License
Application for an Alarm System Permit has been transitioned to an online licensing system (Accela) and is available for access via the Citizen Access Portal.
Guide to Using the Citizen Access Portal
Please use the reference guides below to assist you in registering for an account and applying for a license. If you need additional assistance please contact us at 651-249-2005.
Expiration / Renewal
Permit term runs January 1 through December 31, annually. Renewal must occur on or before date of expiration.
All license fees can be found on the city's fee schedule.
False Alarm Fee Structure
Each business alarm owner is allowed two (2) free false alarm responses per permit term (January 1 - December 31, yearly). Fees for false alarms are as follows:
|Number of False Alarms||Fee|
|1st and 2nd False Alarm||No Charge|
|3rd False Alarm||$100.00|
|4th False Alarm||$200.00|
|5th False Alarm||$300.00|
|6th False Alarm||$400.00|
|7th - Above||$500.00|