Rates and Fees

The City of Longview requires all residents and commercial businesses residing or operating within the City of Longview who have a security alarm system to acquire annual registration. Additionally, the City of Longview applies a fee for false alarms if a responding officer finds no evidence of a criminal offense or attempted criminal offense after having completed a timely inspection of the alarm site. 

Annual Security Alarm Registration Costs
$50 residential (No cost for senior over the age of 65)
$100 Commercial Business

Security Alarm False Alarm Fees:
False alarm fees are calculated based on the preceding 12 month period at the time of false alarm activation. 
No charge for alarm incidents 1 - 3
$50 for alarm incidents 4 & 5
$75 for alarm incidents 6 & 7
$100 for each incident 8 or higher

*Please note: the rates mentioned above is only for security alarm systems, not monitored fire alarm systems. For information about monitored Fire Alarm systems, please contact the Longview Fire Marshal's Office at 903-237-1119.