There is no fee for your
Alarm system permits shall be issued in the name
of the person or entity in actual possession of the premise
which the alarm system is designed to protect. When the
possession of the premises at which an alarm system is
maintained is transferred, the person obtaining possession of
the property shall file an application for an alarm user permit
within thirty (30) days of obtaining possession of the property.
Alarm system permits are not transferable.
Anyone with an automatic
fire or security alarm system in a home or business within
Oldham County must have a permit.
No. Only one alarm
permit is required per address.
No, permits do not
transfer to new owners or new locations. When the possession of
the premises at which an alarm system is maintained is
transferred, the person obtaining possession of the property
shall file an application for an alarm user permit within thirty
(30) days of obtaining possession of the property. Alarm
system permits are not transferable.
The permit shall be requested on an application
form provided by the Oldham County Police Department. An
alarm user has the duty to obtain an application.
Oldham County Police Department
1855 North Highway 393
LaGrange, KY 40031
You may download an application on-line by
clicking THIS LINK
An application for an
alarm user permit must be obtained within thirty (30) days of
obtaining an alarm system.
a. Seventy-five dollars ($75) for the first
excessive false alarm, if paid within ten (10) days of receipt
of notice of violation.
b. One hundred and fifty dollars ($150) for
subsequent violations within one year of issuance of the permit,
if paid within ten (10) days of receipt of notice of violation.
c. One hundred and fifty dollars to five hundred
dollars ($150 - $500) for a first or subsequent offense that is
not paid within ten (10) days, or, when the determination of
false alarm is contested by the recipient and the Code
Enforcement Board finds that a violation of this ordinance took
Alarms are considered
excessive if there are more than three false alarms within 365
No. The County can
actually revoke alarm permits under certain circumstances. This
would involve serious actions such as making false statements in
an application, refusing to fix faulty equipment when officially
notified or making bogus check payments. Six false alarms in
365 days can also result in revocation.
You can cancel the
call. If you know your alarm has gone off improperly, call your
alarm company or the Oldham county Central Dispatch, 502
222-0111, immediately. If the call is cancelled before officers
or firefighters arrive, it won't count as a false alarm.
Ensure that all
responsible parties know how to properly operate and maintain
your alarm system. You may want to consult your alarm company
for its recommendation.