Alarm Permits & Fees

Alarm permits and fees are now administered by the Rialto Alarm Program.

Notice to Alarm System Owners

Dear Alarm System Owner,

As an alarm subscriber you should be aware of the City of Rialto Municipal Code Section 7.01. These municipal code sections describe the alarm permit requirements, fees, exceptions, and penalties for excessive false alarm responses.

All burglary, robbery, and fire alarm system owners operating within the City of Rialto must possess a permit for said alarm. If your alarm system permit has expired, it needs to be renewed immediately. All alarms must be renewed annually on the anniversary date of the initial permit payment.

Obtain or Renew a Permit

To obtain or renew an alarm permit, please visit the Rialto Alarm Program website or contact the Rialto Alarm Program at 877-484-7720.

Effective July 1, 2021, the cost for each alarm permit is as follows:

  • Residential Customer Alarm Permit Fee: $20.10
  • Commercial Customer Alarm Permit Fee: $26.90

False Alarms

As an alarm subscriber, you should act immediately to correct any problems that may be causing false alarms. Every false alarm response takes an officer off the street and may prevent that officer from responding to a true emergency call.

You can pay false alarm fees on the Rialto Alarm Program website. Per City Resolution Number 5583, effective July 1, 2021, the following fees are charged for false alarm responses.

Residential False Alarm Fees for Burglary / Robbery / Panic False Alarms: Within Any 12-Month Period

False Alarm CountFee
1st and 2nd False AlarmNo Charge
3rd False Alarm$101.50
4th False Alarm$135.50
5th and Above False Alarms$169.40

You must be free of any false alarms for one complete year to avoid any additional fees.

Commercial False Alarm Fees for Burglary / Robbery / Panic False Alarms: Within Any 12-Month Period

False Alarm CountFee
1st and 2nd False AlarmNo Charge
3rd False Alarm$135.50
4th False Alarm$203.20
4th and Above False Alarms$271.10

You must be free of any false alarms for one complete year to avoid any additional fees.

More Information

  • To renew or obtain an alarm system permit, if you have any questions regarding permit requirements, or if you have questions regarding billing procedures or charges, please contact the Rialto Alarm Program at 877-484-7720
  • If you have a question about Police Response to a specific false alarm, please call the City of Rialto Police Department at 909-421-7276.