City of Binghamton, New York

Alarm User Permit

Alarm License Requirements

If you wish to use a fire or police alarm, or a system of alarm devices, you must obtain a license from the City Clerk. A license needs to be obtained each time a device is installed or modified, but does not require renewal. 

License Fees

There is $10 fee for an Alarm License, but fines may be assessed for avoidable alarms. All avoidable alarms are recorded and attached to your license.

  • First avoidable alarm each calendar year: Fee Waived
  • Second avoidable alarm each calendar year: Fee Waived
  • Third avoidable alarm each calendar year: $25
  • Fourth avoidable alarm each calendar year: $50
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