Gladstone Security Alarm Permit General Information

The full text of the Gladstone Municipal Code on security alarms can be found here. It is Chapter 5.60 – Security Alarm Systems. To download the Alarm Permit Application please click here.

Listed here is an overview of selected ordinance requirements:

  • Every alarm user is required to obtain a City of Gladstone Alarm User Permit for each alarm system.
  • Each alarm permit is good for one year from date of issue.
  • Alarm permits are issued for a specific location and are not transferrable to another location or person.
  • The alarm user must update the alarm coordinator of changes to information found on the permit application.
  • The alarm permit shall be physically displayed in a location on the alarmed premises that is clearly visible for inspection purposes.
  • The alarm permit fees and penalties are established by City Council resolution; fees are listed in chart below.

 Alarm permit fee schedule:

Initial alarm permit or annual renewal $25.00
Late penalty – applied 30 days after expiration date for renewal or initial alarm system installation $25.00
First false alarm (within permit year) No charge
 Second false alarm (within permit year) $50.00
Third false alarm (within permit year) $100.00
Fourth and each subsequent false alarm (within permit year) $150.00
Failure to obtain an alarm permit $90.00

Payments:

Mail completed application and payment to:         Gladstone Police Department

Attn: Alarm Coordinator

535 Portland Ave

Gladstone, OR 97027

Payments accepted via check or money order made payable to Gladstone Police Department.

Questions:

Please contact Maria Aikin at the Gladstone Police Department via email at aikin@ci.gladstone.or.us or via phone at 503-557-2798.