In an effort to reduce costly false alarms, the City of Brea requires all alarm users to obtain an alarm permit (according to City Ordinance Chapter 8.38 and the amendment to the original ordinance) and pay the required fee, prior to operating an alarm system.
Annual fee is $25 for businesses and residents
All permits must be renewed annually by July 1. Submit a completed application with permit fee to:
City of Brea, Accounts ReceivableAttn: Alarm Coordinator1 Civic Center CircleBrea, CA 92821
An alarm permit application is available at the Administrative Services Department front counter, located on the third floor of the Civic Center, or you can click the link below.
Alarm Permit Application
Quality public safety is the top priority of the Brea City Council. False alarms use valuable police resources, require thousands of hours of work, and is a significant cost to manage annually.
*Effective July 1, 2014