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Hampton Roads 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 Virginia.

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
ChesapeakeOrdinance LinkN/AFalse Alarm Fees
Currituck CountyN/AN/AN/A
Gloucester CountyOrdinance LinkN/ASee Ordinance, Sec. 13-13
James City CountyOrdinance LinkN/ASee Ordinance, Sec. 2-16.4
King & Queen CountyN/AN/AN/A
New Kent CountyOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFalse Alarm Fees
Newport NewsOrdinance LinkN/AFalse Alarm Fees
NorfolkOrdinance LinkPermit LinkFalse Alarm Fees
PortsmouthOrdinance LinkN/AFalse Alarm Fees
Virginia BeachOrdinance LinkPermit LinkSee Ordinance, Sec. 27-5
WilliamsburgOrdinance LinkPermit LinkSee Ordinance, Sec. 3.1-17
West PointN/AN/AN/A
York CountyN/AN/AN/A


The following information may be needed for your Alarm Permit.

Alarm Company
Cox Advanced Services Virginia, LLC d/b/a Cox Business Security Solutions
1341 Crossways Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Virginia DCJS License No. 11-7776; DPOR License No. 2705164725

Monitoring Company
1041 Glassboro Rd., F-2
Williamstown, NJ 08094-3547
Virginia License No. 11-1941

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