Loudoun County VA

 

Loudon has their own False Alarm Reduction Unit (FARU) that is responsible for enforcing alarm registration and fees. Loudon’s FARU requires that all alarm systems be registered, regardless of whether your site is commercial or residential.

Where to Obtain a Registration Form:

There are two different options when submitting your registration form.

1. You may print a form from their website and mail it to the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office, care of FARU.

2. You can also complete the form online. This method allows you to receive immediate confirmation that your registration has been filed.

Please visit the FARU’s official Registration Form page for further information including a mailing address and a link to the form online. The site may be found here:

http://sheriff.loudoun.gov/index.aspx?NID=131

Fees:

There is no fee for registering your alarm system.

However, there are fees for false alarms that result in the arrival of a deputy to your site.

Penalties for False Alarms:

In Loudon, there are different false alarm fees for residential properties and commercial properties. See below for a detailed breakdown.

Residential

·      First alarm: Free

·      Second alarm: Free

·      Third alarm ($100): The fee escalates by $50 per activation

·      Ninth alarm: The fee escalates by $100 per activation

·      Fifteenth alarm: The fee is $1,000 per activation

Commercial

·      First alarm: Free

·      Second alarm: Free

·      Third alarm ($100): The fee escalates by $100 per activation

·      Twelfth alarm: The fee escalates by $250 per activation

·      Sixteenth alarm: The fee escalates by $500 per activation

·      Twentieth alarm: The fee is $4,000 per activation