Alarm Permit Fees & Assessments, Payment Locations, Fingerprint Service Information  

Alarm Permit Fees
  • Alarm permits are required for any active alarm system.
  • Alarm permit fees are $10.00 per alarm function.
  • Alarm systems may have two (2) functions that will require an alarm permit.


Burglary (Audible Function)
Applies to both a residential and business alarm system.
Includes door contacts, motion detectors, and/or window glass break detectors.
Panic (Silent Function)
Applies to a residential alarm system only.
Includes a button on the key fob or a button for police/medical/fire on the keypad.
Robbery (Silent Function)
Applies to a business alarm system only.
Includes a button under the counter, in the freezer, on a wall, on a necklace or at the keypad.


Apply for An Alarm Permit Online Renew Your Alarm Permit Online


Renewal Notices:  Mailed 60 days prior to the expiration date of the alarm permit. The expiration date is the original date of issue.


Alarm Permit Assessments
Pay for An Assessment

Make check payable to City of Mesa.

Operating an alarm system without a permit -- $100 Assessment


Type of Permit False Alarms Assessments
Burglary (Audible Function) 1st $50.00
  2nd $100.00
  3rd $150.00
  4th $200.00
  5th $250.00
  6th $300.00
  7th and each subsequent $400.00
Panic or Robbery (Silent Function) 1st None
  2nd $100.00
  3rd and each subsequent $200.00



Payment Locations

Make check payable to City of Mesa.


Submit in person to:
City of Mesa Customer Service
55 North Center Street
Submit by mail to:
City of Mesa Customer Service
PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466
East Valley City of Mesa
Customer Service

6935 East Decatur
Types of Payment:
Cash (in person only)
Check (payable to City of Mesa)
Credit Card (in person only)
Money Order


Customer Service Hours

Monday through Thursday
7:00 am to 6:00 pm

The City of Mesa Customer Service office accepts the applications and payment only.  If you have any questions, please call the Mesa Police Alarm Unit at 480-644-2699.




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PO Box 1466
Mesa AZ 85211

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