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The Apache Junction City Council earlier this year passed and adopted an update to the City Codes regarding Security Alarm Systems (Volume 1, Chapter 16, Security Alarms Systems) and the Public Safety Fee Schedule (Volume 1, Chapter 4, Article 4-7 (Public Safety Fee Schedule), Section 4-7-1, Subsection J (Security Alarm Permit Fees).
The proposed changes to the City Codes were recommended and passed for the following reasons:
The following changes to the City Codes regarding Security Alarm Systems and Security Alarm Permit Fees were both approved and adopted by City Council:
The overall intent of these changes is aimed at reducing the number of false alarms that officers respond to, allowing them to respond more efficiently and effectively address genuine criminal activity.
The changes in the new City Ordinance went into effect on May 1, 2017. At that time, all requirements of the new ordinance will be enforced. In addition to this notice, letters will be included with renewal letters to notify alarm users of the new requirements.
If you have questions regarding this article or any other part of the city alarm program, please call the City Alarm Coordinator, Jerry Ward at 480-474-5448.