Every alarm system must be registered and permitted with the City of Alhambra. An Alarm System Permit Application can be obtained online or at the City Hall Finance Department. The annual permit fee is $16. Should your alarm be activated and require a police response the first three responses are free of charge and every subsequent response for a false alarm is $85. For any response to an alarm that is not permitted the response, the charge is $85 for the first and any subsequent response.