Sec. 13-5-16. Suspension and revocation of permit.

(a) Grounds for Suspension. The following shall constitute the grounds for suspension or revocation of an alarm system permit:
(1) The violation of any provisions of this article;
(2) Where an alarm system actuated excessive false alarms; or
(3) The violation of any condition imposed by the police chief upon an alarm system permit.
(b) Length of Suspension for Excessive False Alarms Restoration. If an alarm system has generated excessive false alarms, the police chief may suspend the permit for the alarm system for up to fifteen days. On the day following the expiration of the suspension period, the permit shall be restored upon payment of a restoration fee in an amount established by resolution of the city council.
(c) Length of Suspension for Other Grounds; Restoration. Where a permit is subject to suspension for grounds other than those specified in subsection (b), the police chief may impose a suspension period not to exceed ninety days. On the day following the expiration of the suspension period, the permit shall be restored upon payment of a restoration fee, in an amount to be established by resolution of the city council.
(d) If an alarm system has generated excessive false alarms, and the permit for such alarm system has been suspended during the twelve months prior to the date on which the suspension/revocation hearing is held, the police chief may revoke the permit. (Ord. No. 1188, § 2 (part).)