Residential Alarm System Information
On November 23, 2004, the Hurst City Council approved to amend Hurst Ordinance, Chapter 12, Article VI (Alarm Permits) to include residential locations. Effective January 1, 2005, any residence reporting a false alarm that is verified by the police department will be required to obtain an alarm permit within fifteen (15) days.
For information on reducing any false alarms at your residence or business, please read "A Guide to Avoiding False Alarms."
Business Alarm System Information
All businesses operating or causing to operate an alarm system within the City of Hurst are required to obtain an alarm permit. On November 23, 2004, the Hurst City Council approved the following changes to Hurst Ordinance, Chapter 12, Article VI.
1. Renew permit annually before January 15th
2. Annual permit fee of $75
3. False alarm charges:
- No charge - Alarms 1 - 3
- $50 each - Alarms 4 - 5
- $75 each - Alarms 6 - 7
- $100 each - Alarms 8 +
4. Businesses having a "hold-up" alarm system must obtain a separate permit for an additional fee of $75.
You may complete the alarm permit application process online.
If you are unable to process your alarm registration and payment on-line, please download the alarm permit application. You may print the alarm permit, fill it out and return it to the Hurst Police Department. Be sure and check the appropriate box at the top of the form: new, renewal or changes. The Hurst Police Department recommends you as a business owner/operator familiarize yourself and other alarm users with City Alarm Ordinance 1934 and Ordinance 2076. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please call the Alarm Permit Officer at (817)788-7146.