Jeffersonville City Council approves ordinance

SSN Staff  - 
Sunday, March 1, 2009

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.--The Jeffersonville City Council on Mar. 3 gave secondary approval to an ordinance creating fees for those with faulty fire and burglar alarms that routinely call police and fire personnel to false alarm scenes.

The first three false alarm calls in a calendar year aren’t charged. After that, alarm owners will be fined $150. The fifth time it happens, owners will pay a $250 fine. And on the sixth occurrence, owners would pay a $350 fine.