The City of Rancho Cucamonga has established Rancho Cucamonga Municipal Code 8.26 to defray costs incurred in providing law enforcement services in response to repeated false alarms. A "false alarm" is considered an activated alarm or alarm signal which is responded to within the City of Rancho Cucamonga by Police Officers, but for which no emergency situation exists. Those alarms activated by extraordinary meteorological, atmospheric, or other conditions as determined by the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department shall not be considered false alarms for this purpose.
On each third and subsequent false alarm response to a particular location during the same fiscal year, a service charge shall be paid to the City of Rancho Cucamonga based on the following fee schedule:
|Third False Alarm||$ 25.00|
|Fourth False Alarm||$ 50.00|
|Fifth False Alarm||$ 75.00|
|Sixth False Alarm||$100.00|
|Subsequent False Alarms||$100.00|
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