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California Alarm Registration Ordinances and Permit Documents for Cox Business Security Solutions


Alarm users may be required by City Ordinance to register with local police / fire departments or apply for and obtain an Alarm User Permit prior to system activation, installation, operation, or use of equipment. Annual permit renewal may also be required. Refer to the table below to find your city and access your required documentation for your Cox Business Security Solutions service in California.

Jurisdiction Requirement

The following jurisdictions require a permit prior to the Cox Business Security Solutions Detection install. This prevents possible penalties.

  • Chula Vista
  • Escondido
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego City
  • Santa Barbara

If your city / town or county is not listed below or you have any other questions pertaining to your obligations as an alarm user, please contact your local municipality or police department. As the information below is believed to be accurate only at the time of its creation, you may obtain current city / town and county code and ordinance information using your state’s law library, judicial websites, or by contacting the corresponding municipality.

CityOrdinancePermitFalse Alarm Fees
Aliso ViejoNot ApplicableNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
CarpinteriaOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
Chula VistaOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Dana PointOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
El CajonOrdinance LinkPermit LinkCall Alarm Clerk
EncinitasOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
EscondidoOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
GoletaNot ApplicableNo permit requiredNot Applicable
Imperial BeachOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
IrvineOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
La MesaOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
Laguna BeachOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Laguna HillsOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
Laguna NiguelOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
Laguna WoodsNot ApplicableNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
Lake ForestOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
Lemon GroveOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Los AngelesOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Los Angeles County (Unincorporated Areas)Ordinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
See Ordinance Code 13.05.070 and 13.05.080
Mission ViejoOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
See Ordinance Code 5.03.1540
National CityOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Newport BeachOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
OceansideOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Orange (City of)Ordinance LinkInformation Form LinkFee Link
Orange County (Unincorporated Areas)Ordinance LinkNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
Palos Verdes EstatesOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
Pine Valley (San Diego County)Ordinance Link
Sec. 36.503
Permit LinkSec. 36.505
PowayOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Ramona (San Diego County)Ordinance Link
Sec. 36.503
Permit LinkSec. 36.505
Rancho Palos VerdesOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
Rancho Santa MargaritaNot ApplicableNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
Rolling HillsOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredCONTACT CITY CLERK
(310) 377-1521
Rolling Hills EstatesOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
See Sec. 8.08.140
San ClementeOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
San Diego (City of)Ordinance LinkPermit LinkContact the County Clerk's Office
San Diego County (Unincorporated Areas)Ordinance Link
Sec. 36.503
Permit LinkSec. 36.505
San Juan CapistranoOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredCONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF
San MarcosOrdinance Link
Sec. 10.28.040
Alarm ApplicationFee Link
ec. 10.28.040
Santa Barbara (City of)Ordinance Link
Chapter 9.100
Permit LinkFee Link
Santa Barbara County (Unincorporated Areas)Not ApplicableNo permit requiredNot Applicable
SanteeOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
Solana BeachOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link
See Sec. 4.36.040
TustinOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFee Link
VistaOrdinance LinkNo permit requiredFee Link

The following information may be needed for your Alarm Permit application.

Alarm Company
Cox Advanced Services California, LLC d/b/a Cox Business Security Solutions
5651 Copley Drive
San Diego, CA 92111
California Alarm License No. 7196
California Contractor License No. 992992

Monitoring Company

1041 Glassboro Rd., F-2
Williamstown, NJ 08094-3547
California License No. ACO 6132

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