Burglar Alarm Permits

                                                                                                                               Burglar Alarm Permit Form
Per Portland City Code Chapter 2.5, the following policies are in effect with regard to burglar alarm permits:

Burglar alarm permits require a one-time registration fee of $45. There is no annual renewal fee and the permit stays in place as long as the alarm system is in use at the same address.

If a change in the permit occurs, the user will be required to pay a $25 change fee.

Upon transfer of ownership of the property, a new application is required with a one-time registration fee of $45. 

Please submitted the completed permit form with a check payable to the City of Portland to: Portland Police Department, Burglar Alarm Registrations, 109 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101
False alarm calls will be billed on the following schedule with a billing cycle corresponding to the calendar year:
         1st alarm:                            No Charge
         2nd, 3rd, and 4th alarms:       $100 each
         5th and 6th alarm:                 $150 each
         7th and subsequent alarms:   $200 each