Stop Ordinance Forcing Alarm Companies To Pay Falsealarm Fees And Fines

On July 18, 2017, the City of Sandy Springs, a suburb of metro Atlanta, passed an ordinance that will force alarm companies to pay false alarm fees and fines, regardless of reason and without establishing culpability. The ordinance is effective as of Sept. 1, 2017.

Not sure how many here also are part of a security company that has monitoring contracts. But I still am shaking my head at how this even got passed to place all burden on the security company. With so many things outside of the providers hands this is absolutely ridiculous.

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