BY THE COMMON COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF CHARLESTOWN
ORDINANCE NO. 1991 - 12
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR A SERVICE CHARGE FOR
EXCESSIVE FALSE ALARMS
WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the City Council that the Police Department has been responding to an excessive number of false alarms for burglar and other alarm monitoring equipment; and
WHEREAS, the City Council is desirous that those persons, firms, or corporations using said alarms maintain their equipment so as to avoid excessive false alarms;
THEREFORE, Be it ordained that there is hereby established a service charge for false alarms from persons, businesses, or corporations and/or partnerships received by and responded to by the Charlestown Police Department payable as follows:
SECTION 1. Three false alarms shall be allowed each alarm device in any twelve month period without charge.
SECTION 2. A service charge of $25.00 shall be paid by the Alarm Holder to the City of Charlestown for each of the fourth and fifth false alarms received by the Charlestown Police Department from the Alarm Holder's each and separate device during any twelve month period.
SECTION 3. A service charge of $50.00 shall be paid for each false alarm in excess of five false alarms received by the Charlestown Police Department from the Alarm Holder's each and separate alarm device during any twelve month period.
SECTION 4. All charges relative to false alarms shall be paid directly to the City of Charlestown to the general fund.
Adopted this 3 day of September, 1991.
CITY COUNCIL FOR CHARLESTOWN, INDIANA
HIRAM ABBOTT, FRANCE HENSLEY, GARY MOORE, GENEVA NOE, WARD TACKETT
Approved by the mayor on this 3 day of September, 1991.
BOB BRASWELL, Mayor
Dorothea Jenkins, Clerk-Treasurer
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