Security alarms in St Petersburg Florida must be registered with the St Petersburg Police Department, whether the alarm is monitored or not. The annual alarm permit fee is $10.00 and it's time to renew now for 2011.
The reinstatement fee if you allow your permit to expire is $15. More important, though:
- Use of your alarm system without a valid permit will require a court appearance and a fine ranging from $100 to $500.
- Some alarm monitoring companies will not dispatch the police department to locations with no valud permit on file (that's according to the St Petersburg Police Department.