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False Alarm Bylaw No. 2004-24

Bylaws related to false alarm 

The False Alarm BylawThe False Alarm Bylaw No. 2004-24 was established to reduce the number of the Regina Police Service responses to false alarms by promoting the proper use and maintenance of alarm systems.

Overview:

  • Conditions on which the Regina Police may suspend their response to an alarm site are established.
  • Alarm Coordinator designated by the Chief of the Regina Police Service will carry out the administration of this bylaw.
  • Each alarm owner must update the information provided in each alarm registration within five days of the information changing; maintain the alarm site and the alarm system to minimize or eliminate false alarms.
  • Each alarm company must submit an alarm registration to the Alarm Coordinator; make dispatch requests and convey cancellations in the manner determined by the Alarm Coordinator; verify every alarm signal, except for a panic alarm signal, before making a dispatch request; ensure alarm owners and users are given adequate training on the proper use of each alarm system.
  • Every alarm registration must include required information that is listed in this bylaw; the registration requires to be renewed before December 31.
  • Warnings and fees may apply to a false alarm.

Consequences:

There are fines in place for individuals and/or corporations who do not comply to the regulations within the bylaw. Fines can reach up to $25,000.

Report a bylaw infraction:

If you know of a bylaw violation and would like to report it, contact Service Regina by calling 306-777-7000 or using the online service request form.

Note:

This page is an overview of these regulations. Refer to the bylaw for detailed information. The Office of the City Clerk keeps the latest version of each bylaw on file and will provide a copy upon request.