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Alarm Permits

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About Alarm Permits

The City of Sausalito requires businesses and homes within Sausalito City Limits to register for a alarm response permit before installing a private security alarm in their home or business

How to Apply

  • Download and fill out the Alarm Permit Application
  • Mail or drop off the application to the Sausalito Police Department
  • Pay the $25.00 registration fee to the City of Sausalito to complete your application

Benefits of Registering

  • By registering your private alarm system, you will not be charged for the first three false alarm responses every fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)
  • If your alarm system sends more than three false alarms per fiscal year, or you fail to get a permit for your system, you will be charged a service fee:
    • False alarms 4, 5 and 6 will be charged a $100.00 service fee, per occurrence
    • False alarms 7, 8, 9 and 10 will be charged a $200.00 service fee, per occurrence
  • If your alarm system sends more than 10 false alarms in a fiscal year, it may be suspended and fees may be charged to reinstate your alarm system

More Information


  • Any questions about alarm permits may be directed to (415) 289-4170 or