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File #: O-468-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 10/28/2021 Final action: 10/28/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 127 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES TO UPDATE REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO BURGLARY AND HOLD-UP ALARM SYSTEMS.
Sponsors: Mark H. Fox (D-13)
Attachments: 1. O-468-21 V.1 092321 AMEND LMCO TO UPDATE REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO BURGLARY AND HOLD-UP ALARM SYSTEMS.pdf, 2. ORD 156 2021.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. _______, SERIES 2021
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 127 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES TO UPDATE REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO BURGLARY AND HOLD-UP ALARM SYSTEMS.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER MARK FOX

WHEREAS, the provisions of this ordinance detail requirements for alarm users, alarm businesses, and information to be provided to the alarm administrator to enhance public safety; and
WHEREAS, many provisions of this ordinance have not been amended since 2005, and updates to provisions were warranted, to revise the ordinance in keeping with changes in policy and practice.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:ShareDownloadBookmarkPrint

SECTION I: Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances ("LMCO") Sections 127.01 through 127.98 are hereby repealed in their entirety and shall be replaced with the following provisions.
SECTION II: LMCO Section 127.01 shall provide as follows:

? 127.01 DEFINITIONS.
For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
ALARM ADMINISTRATOR. The person or persons designated by the Mayor to administer the provisions of this chapter.
ALARM BUSINESS. The business, by an individual, partnership, corporation or other entity, of leasing, maintaining, servicing, repairing, altering, replacing, moving, installing or monitoring an alarm system in an alarm site.
ALARM DISPATCH REQUEST. A notification to the police MetroSafe/Emergency Management Agency by the alarm business or alarm user that an alarm, either manual or automatic, has been activated at a particular alarm site.
ALARM SIGNAL. The audible, visual, or electronic signal transmitted by an alarm system to the alarm business that indicates an alarm condition.
ALARM SITE. A single premises or location served by an alarm system or systems. Each tenancy, if ser...

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