The City of Seguin has an ordinance that regulates the operation of alarm systems. The City of Seguin requires an alarm permit for each residence or business within the city limits of Seguin that operates an alarm system. The alarm permits are issued by the Seguin Police Department. The permits are issued for 1 year, to expire on December 31 of each year.
This ordinance does not include alarm systems installed in a vehicle or an alarm system designed to alert only the inhabitants of a premises. All audible alarms that sound outside of the residence or business will require a permit.
Annual Alarm Permit fee for Residences is $15.00.
Annual Alarm Permit fee for Businesses is $ 25.00.
Alarm Permits must be renewed annually.
Applications and renewal payments are to be made at the:
Seguin Police Department
350 N. Guadalupe St.
Seguin, Texas 78155
To obtain an Alarm System Permit Application form, you can contact the Police
Department Records Section or you can download and print a PDF Alarm Form
. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF file. Download
After completing the Alarm System Permit Application, please enclose a check or money order and mail to Seguin Police Department, 350 N. Guadalupe St., Seguin, Texas 78155. After the application is processed, the Alarm Permit will be mailed to you.
The permit holder in control of the alarm site will be assessed a service
charge for each false alarm after the 5th false alarm.
$25.00 for intrusion, fire, panic or medical alarms
$50.00 for hold-up alarms
It is unlawful for any person to operate an alarm system without first obtaining a permit from the City of Seguin.
Any person or employee who operates an alarm system without first obtaining a
permit is subject to Class C misdemeanor charges being filed.
2007 Seguin Police Department