Have you obtained the alarm permit in the past or currently have an active permit on file? If so, you don't need to obtain a new alarm permit, you need to renew your alarm permit by clicking the Pay your bill now Credit Card Payment option. If you don't know the permit number and the bill number, please contact the customer service at the phone number shown on the website for further assistance. Click Ok to continue with the new permit application form or click Cancel to pay the renewal bill.
Only a permit holder, or at their request, a person or business licensed by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies as provided by state law, may install an alarm system in the city. Only a person or business licensed by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies as provided by state law, may monitor and relay alarm notifications on behalf of a permit holder or alarm user. The link below will take you to the Texas Department of Public Safetys Private Security Bureau webpage where citizens can search for information on licensed companies and individuals, submit consumer complaints, and obtain other information.