Records Division

Records Division Front Desk

Effective January 1, 2022, the City of Milpitas requires an alarm permit for residential and commercial security alarms. Milpitas Municipal Code V-213-12.05, Resolution 6449 regulates false alarms and associated fees. To avoid costly fees, please make sure your alarm is in good working order, your alarm company has your current contact information and that everyone in your household or business is aware of how to operate the system.

False Alarm Response
(per calendar year)

Permitted Alarm
Unpermitted Alarm
First occurrence
$0
$27
Second occurrence
$0
$27
Third occurrence
$81
$108
Fourth occurrence
$135
$162
Fifth or more occurrence
$271
$298


If you receive a false alarm bill, payments can be paid at the cashier's window at City Hall located at 455 E Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035.

**Fee Schedule as of July 1, 2023**