The City of Oregon City has an Alarm Ordinance Number 19-1002 (Municipal Code, Chapter 5.08) to help with the reduction of false alarms in an effort to decrease unnecessary police calls for service.
As of November 1, 2022, the City of Oregon City has partnered with Alarm Program Systems, LLC/City Support, (APS), to manage the False Alarm Reduction Program.
APS will be responsible for alarm permit registrations and false alarm billings while providing excellent customer service to our residents, businesses, and government entities.
Current Alarm Program Users
If you purchased your alarm permit prior to November 1, 2022, your permit was purchased through our previous alarm program vendor, PMAM. Your permit and information have been transitioned to our new program vendor APS.
Senior and Low-income permits will automatically renew on an annual basis
Low-income qualification is established by the City's Utility Billing Department "reduced rates" program
It is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure the alarm system is in proper working order at all times. False alarms are a substantial drain on police services and are subject to fines according to the following schedule (per permit year):