False Alarms

Chapter 38 of Belvidere Municipal Code

False alarm means an alarm system signal or communication from an automatic direct-dialing device or other alarm system causing response by the city police or fire departments, or other public safety agency of the city, when none of the following emergency situations are present: fire, burglary, theft, armed robbery, commission of any unlawful act, any unauthorized entry into any building, place or premises.

Section 38-33 – False alarms

  • It shall be unlawful for any person to transmit a false alarm to the city. Any person having an alarm system or device on his premises shall be subject to a charge of $35.00 for each alarm over three false alarms per premises per quarter calendar year.