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Cox Homelife Ordinances and Permit Documents for Northern Virginia


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 Homelife service in Northern Virginia.

Jurisdiction Requirement

The following jurisdictions require a permit prior to the Homelife Security and Automation install. This prevents possible penalties.

  • Fairfax City
  • Fairfax County
  • Fredricksburg
  • Roanoke
  • Williamsburg

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.

City Ordinance Permit False Alarm Fees
Clifton Township N/A N/A N/A
Fairfax City Ordinance Link Permit Link False Alarm Fees
Fairfax County Ordinance Link Register with police department before install, Sec. 8.1-3-6 False Alarm Fees, Sec. 8.1-3-9
Falls Church Ordinance Link N/A False Alarm Fees, Sec. 12-27
Fredericksburg Ordinance Link, Sec. 34-68 Permit Link False Alarm Fees, Sec. 34-33
Herndon Township N/A N/A N/A
Spotsylvania County Ordinance Link 2-189 County Data Form False Alarm Fees
Stafford County N/A N/A N/A
Vienna Township N/A N/A N/A

The following information may be needed for your Alarm Permit.

Alarm Company
Cox Advanced Services Virginia, LLC d/b/a Cox Homelife
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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