|Burglar Alarm Permit Information|
Chapter 9.60 of the Napa Municipal Code titled Law Enforcement Alarm System Response applies to residential and commercial alarm systems installed in the City of Napa. The purpose of this code section is to regulate the use of alarm systems in the City of Napa and to reduce the number of false alarms requiring a police response.
This code section requires that a permit be obtained from the Police Department before activating an alarm system. The permit fee is $34 for the initial permit which is good for three years and and requires renewal every three years thereafter. Please click here to view and print a pdf copy of an alarm permit application.
Fines for excessive false alarms are being enforced as provided in the code.
If you receive a billing for excessive false alarms, you may appeal it. First, we suggest that you phone our Alarm Permit office at (707) 257-9766 to discuss your questions and concerns. If you are unsatisfied with the results of this conversation, you may request a formal appeal hearing.
To request a hearing, send a letter to our alarm permit office stating the reasons for your appeal. It is suggested that you attach any supporting documentation such as repair orders for a faulty alarm system. Mail your appeal letter to: