Portland City Code Chapter 2.5 requires that alarm agents or alarm businesses (persons or employees of businesses whose duties include installing, servicing or repairing alarm systems located within the City of Portland) obtain permits as follows:
Two year permits require an initial fee of $100
Permits expire biannually on December 31.
The renewal fee is $75 and is due by December 15 of the expiration year.
Please submit the completed permit form with a check payable to the City of Portland to: Portland Police Department, Burglar Alarm Registrations, 109 Middle St, Portland, ME 04101
The Portland Police Department will perform a background check on each owner and employee prior to issuing an Alarm Business/Alarm Agent Permit.