Alarm Permits & Renewals

Alarm Permits

The City of South Lake Tahoe requires a permit for all alarm systems installed on properties within the city limits. To view this ordinance, please access the South Lake Tahoe Municipal Code.


  • Businesses - Renewal is required annually
    • New permit - $39
    • Renewal - $19
  • Residences - Renewals are required every three years
    • New permit - $39
    • Renewal - $19


Download a copy of the alarm permit application (PDF).


For questions or more information about alarm permits, please call (530) 542-6136.