False Alarm Ordinance

False Alarm Ordinance Information

Why was a False Alarm Notice left at my residence/business?

Read False Alarm Ordinance

Fees for False Alarms:

$150.00 per false alarm to be paid within 30 days of violation.

Where to pay False Alarm notices?

Records Division, Muncie Police Department, 300 N. High St., Muncie, IN 47305 (Cash, Business Check, Cashier’s Check or Money Order made payable to the City of Muncie)
NO PERSONAL CHECKS – NO CREDIT or DEBIT CARDS

Exemptions for Residential False Alarm Notices

If you are 65 or older you are exempt from false alarms, please notify the false alarm desk if you qualify either by phone at 213.6451 or email: falsealarm@cityofmuncie.com

How many false alarms am I allowed before I am billed for them?

If you have:

  • 1 to 50 Alarm Devices: 2 responses per calendar year.
  • 51 to 250 Alarm Devices: 6 responses per calendar year.
  • 251 + Alarm Devices: 9 responses per calendar year.

If you need to register a variation, please notify the false alarm desk at 213.6451 or email: falsealarm@cityofmuncie.com