Borough of West View, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Borough of West View as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]

ARTICLE I
False Alarms (§ 90-1 — § 90-2) 

[Adopted 10-13-1982 by Ord. No. 1270; amended in its entirety 1-3-1994 by Ord. No. 1351 (Ch. 47, Art. I, of the 1977 Code)]

§ 90-1
False alarms prohibited. 

§ 90-2
Violations and penalties. 

§ 90-1 False alarms prohibited.

From and after the enactment of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, residence or corporation to start or spread any false alarm of fire and/or police alarm systems, including false alarms caused by improperly maintained alarm systems which are connected to the Borough of West View alarm monitoring system, any independent alarm company or any type of alarm system which would indicate that there is a fire and/or police emergency.

§ 90-2 Violations and penalties.

A. 

Any person, firm, residence or corporation guilty of violating this article shall, in a summary proceeding before a Magisterial District Judge, be required to pay a fine of $300 and the cost of prosecution, or in lieu thereof, prior to the initiation of any summary proceeding, the Borough of West View may notify said offender that a service fee must be paid to the Borough within 72 hours, in which event no summary proceeding shall be initiated. Service fees are as follows:

(1) 

One per calendar quarter (120 days): free.

(2) 

Second false alarm in any calendar quarter (120 days): $100.

(3) 

Third false alarm in any calendar quarter (120 days): $200.

(4) 

Fourth and each subsequent false alarm in any calendar quarter (120 days): $300.

B. 

All service fee payments shall be paid to the Borough of West View.