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Have you just installed a new fire alarm system in your business or residential building? Help us protect you by registering your alarm system with us.
Fire alarm systems that have the ability to send out a call must register. If your system triggers a call to the fire department or a security service, you need to register.
Registration of these systems is required.
Registering your system works like a quality check. It helps us make sure that all of the needed steps are happening. That way you can be confident that your system will work properly during an emergency.
Registration also helps us cut down false alarms. If you have have too many false alarms in one year, it could cost you up to $500 in fines.
Before you register you will need the following information ready:
Once ready, you can register your system online.
Register Online in English
After you submit your form we will register your system. You will be required to report on your system annually.
Download and fill out the registration form.
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Email, mail, or drop off your application.
Our regular hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. We're closed on weekends and major holidays.
We're happy to help! We don't take registrations over the phone. Still, we'll answer all of your questions and help you get your system registered.
Once ready visit us at the address in the Contact Us section of this page. Our staff will be happy to assist you in completing the registration form.
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Fire Alarm Registration Ordinance
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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