Do alarm companies need an alarm license?

Companies providing alarm monitoring services for sites in the City of Everett are required to have an alarm company operator license:

1 to 100 alarm sites$100 annually
101 to 200 alarm sites$200 annually
201 to 500 alarm sites$400 annually
501 or more alarm sites$500 annually

Alarm companies are also required to provide updated subscriber information to the City of Everett monthly, among other requirements.

Operator licenses are available online. Central Square Technologies will assist alarm companies by phone at 866-683-0824 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, by email or mail at PO Box 35146; Seattle, WA 98124-5146.

Required licensing for alarm companies

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1. What is considered a false alarm?
2. Why is the City charging a fee for false alarms?
3. What is the fee for a false alarm?
4. Is my first false alarm occurrence free?
5. Is there a discounted fee for seniors or the disabled?
6. How is the false alarm fee invoiced?
7. Can an alarm company pass along the fee to the customer?
8. Why doesn’t the City charge the fee directly to the customer?
9. Is a false alarm fee charged if the police response is cancelled prior to police officers being sent to the call?
10. How do I dispute a false alarm fee?
11. How can I obtain more information regarding the false alarm incident?
12. Do Everett residences or businesses need an alarm permit or license for their alarm system?
13. Do alarm companies need an alarm license?
14. How do I pay a false alarm response fee?