Alarm Permits and False Alarms

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An Alarm Permit is required if you maintain or have installed on any premises any alarm system that directly or indirectly signals the Long Beach Police Department.

  • Alarm system permits for businesses shall be renewed annually at $30.60.
  • Alarm system permits for residences shall be renewed every three years at $35.70.
  • All permits are non-transferable.

Additional Information:


You may pay your bill by any of the following methods:

  • Mail: Make your check, cashier's check, and/or money order payable to the City of Long Beach. Remit the payment along with the bill stub to the City of Long Beach, P.O. Box 630, Long Beach, CA 90842
  • Walk-In: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Cashiers Window on the Lobby Level of City Hall, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802.
  • Telephone: Call (562) 570-6211 to pay for Alarm Permits, or call (562) 570-7600 to pay for False Alarms. Credit Card payments are accepted over the telephone during normal business hours. We accept Visa and Master Card logos only. In order to process your credit card payment, the credit card number and expiration date are required. Please have your E-Account number ready.
  • Drop Boxes: Drop your payment in a drop box and we will process your payment within 24 hours of receipt. Drop boxes are conveniently located on the Lobby Level of City Call and outside City Hall at the south east side of the building.
  • Online Payment: ThisĀ feature allows you to pay certain accounts online. Please click the red "Pay Now" button located at the top of this page. Please have your E-Account number ready.