All audible alarm systems require registration.
The online alarm permitting system is temporarily unavailable. We cannot accept credit card payments at this time.
To register a new alarm system, or to renew your existing alarm permit, please complete and mail the permit application.
Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety
Licenses and Permits Unit
700 All America Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
Note: Business rate applies to churches, schools and government.
Non-compliance Penalty Fee (per incident): $250
An Alarm User Permit must be obtained within 30 days from installation or acquisition of an audible alarm system.
All Alarm User Permits must be renewed annually. Renewal is due on or before the date the original permit was issued.
The first two false alarms in a 12-month period are at no charge.
Subsequent penalty fees for false alarms can range from $200 to $750 for repeat offenses in a 12-month period.
Read about False Alarm Exemptions.
Questions? Contact the Alarm Permit Coordinator, 408-730-7117.