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Burglar Alarm Permits

Burglar Alarm Permit Fees

All burglar alarms in the Township, including both commercial and residential

 alarms, require a permit per Cheltenham Township Code 1846-95.


Effective for 2012, per Resolution 35-11:

  • Fee for application for new alarm system: $50
  • Fee for yearly renewal of user's alarm permit: $25
      - fee for users age 65 or older: $20
  • Late charge fee for activating a new alarm system before obtaining a new alarm permit: $35
  • Late charge fee for failing to obtain a yearly the renewal alarm permit in prior years: $35 per year
  • Late charge fee for failing to pay the renewal alarm permit within 60 days of being invoiced by the Township of Cheltenham in the current year: $35
  • Restoration fee for an alarm user whose permit was revoked: $600

More Information: Contact the Accounting Department at 215-887-6200, ext. 146 or 148.

      Alarm Permit Form
      Cheltenham Township   ~   8230 Old York Road   ~   Elkins Park, PA 19027
      Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
      Phone: 215-887-1000   ~   Fax: 215-887-1561
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