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Alarm Registration

Registration of alarm systems installed in the unincorporated area, both commercial and residential, is required in Clay County pursuant to county ordinance.  A permit can be acquired through the Clay County Building Division.  You are required to keep all alarm contact information current. 

Click here to download a copy of the county's alarm registration form.

Please contact the Building Division for more information:

Clay County Building Division 

P.O. Box 1366
Green Cove Springs, Florida  32043
(904) 284/269-6307 , Fax:  (904) 284-6360

Additional Iinformation

  • Alarm Fines - Each occurrence of a false alarm from a particular alarm system during any period of three hundred sixty-five (365) days in excess of three (3) shall be deemed unlawful and a violation of this article by the alarm user. The fines range from $25 to $250 based on the number of false alarms.
  • False Alarm Payments – Alarm fines are paid to the Clay County Clerk of Courts Office, follow their link for locations and contact information, http://clayclerk.com/
  • False Alarm Prevention -
    • Become familiar with your alarm system and your password
    • Cancel false alarms immediately through your alarm company
    • Before arming your system, make sure that all doors and windows are closed properly
    • Make sure that all motion sensor areas are clear of any moving items (displays, reflective materials, banners, fans, and family pets can cause false alarms)
    • Everyone with access to your property should be familiar with your system and have a password
    • Report any problems that you are experiencing with your alarm system to your alarm company immediately. FAULTY EQUIPMENT =  LAW ENFORCMENT DISPATCH
    • Periodically, call your alarm company and the Sheriff’s Office to make sure that your emergency contact list is accurate and up to date
    • Never test your alarm without first contacting the monitoring service and CCSO Dispatch at 904-213-5900, or 352-473-7211
    • Have your alarm system checked yearly by a certified alarm technician

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