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Security Alarm Program

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Chula Vista’s Security Alarm Ordinance (CVMC 9.06) requires that ALL locations with a security alarm system within city limits have a valid Alarm User’s Permit. To learn more about the Security Alarm Program please download our information sheet.

Security Alarm Application

Security Alarm Permit fees are $28.75 per year for both residential and business sites. 

Citizens and business owners can obtain permits, renew a permit, update permit information, pay permit fees, take the online false alarm awareness class, or pay false alarm fines online, by mail, or by calling (877) 503-6727 Monday - Friday, 6:30 am to 3:30 pm (via PMAM Corporation).

You may also complete and mail a Security Alarm Permit Application with payment to:

City of Chula Vista
Security Alarm Program
P.O. Box 142588
Irving, TX 75014


Fines for False Alarms

Every false alarm CVPD responds to will result in penalties as follows: 

  1. First violation: $100
  2. Second violation: $200
  3. Each additional false alarm within 12 months: $500 (billing will be based upon a rolling 12 month period.)

Alarm Appeals

The alarm user has the right to appeal denial or revocation of alarm permits, false alarm fines, or that a verified response is required.  Such appeal shall be in writing and either mailed to Chula Vista Alarm Program, 315 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910 or emailed to within 15 days of the notice of denial, revocation or fine.

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