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Residential & Commercial Alarm Permits

The City of Grand Prairie's Alarm Ordinance requires that commercial, residential and multi-family alarm users (non-financial alarm users) in the city obtain permits to remain active. The ordinance was passed in December 1984 and modified in January 1992. View City's Alarm Ordinance #3716 (Chapter 17, Article III. Alarm Systems) >>

Alarm Permit Requirements

  • A separate permit is required for each alarm site and a separate permit is required for Burglar and Fire. 
  • All individuals, homeowners, businesses and corporations are required to secure a permit for their alarm systems prior to the operation of such system. 
  • Failure to secure a permit from the city for an active alarm system is a violation of the above numbered City Ordinance. 
  • No alarm permit shall be transferable to any other person, firm corporation or entity.
    (Any occupant of a new residence and/or business must re-apply for a permit, present or previous owner permit is not transferable to new occupant or location)
  • All permits must be renewed annually.

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Annual Permit Fees
Residential Burglar Alarm $30 Burglar and Fire $50
Business Burglar Alarm $50 Burglar and Fire $75
Financial $100  

Payment Options

Accepted methods of payment: cash, check, money order, and debit/credit card.

Payments can be made online, over the phone, through the mail, or in person.

Link to pay alarm permit online

Phone: Call 1-888-604-7888 and reference code 8179.

Mailing Address: City of Grand Prairie, Alarm Permit,200 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050 
Physical Address: Municipal Court, 200 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050