Refuse, Recycle and Yard Waste services are not delayed. The Yard Waste Drop Off site is open 9:00 am - 6:00 pm on 7/4.
Fireworks are allowed ONLY 11:00 am to 11:45 pm June 29 to July 4 per state law. You could face a $1,000 fine for each violation. To report a violation, please call 616-456-3400.
City facilities are open. Many departments offer in person services. We encourage use of services online, by phone or by appointment. Digital Commission meetings will continue through the end of July. COVID-19 | Re-Entry Services by Department | Meeting Notices | Fireworks Cancellation
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Are you a resident or business owner looking to install an intrusion or hold up alarm system? We can help you apply for your alarm permit.
To complete your application, you will need the following information:
Alarm permits are free for residential properties. Just fill out the application, and we'll send you your permit.
Permits expire after a year. You'll need to re-apply to renew your permit every year.
We have an online application for alarm permits.
Apply Online in English
We'll mail your alarm permit to you within 7 business days.
Download the Application in English
You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We look forward to helping you get your alarm permit.
You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you all the information you need to apply for your Alarm Permit. We don't take applications over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to apply. Our office hours are 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday except public holidays.
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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