Town of Buchanan, WI
Outagamie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Buchanan as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Assessments and special charges — See Ch. 10.
Fire Department — See Ch. 36.
Law enforcement — See Ch. 65.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 290.
[Adopted by Ord. No. 2007-07 (§ 38-10 of the 1997 Code)]

§ 194-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FALSE ALARM
Any signal, message, or other communication transmitted by an alarm system, person, or other device that causes a police or fire department response which is determined by the Town not to be of an emergency or is an unlawful situation.

§ 194-2 Causing false alarm prohibited. [1]

No person shall give, send, or cause to be given or sent, in any manner, any alarm of fire which that person knows to be false.
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 38-10C, concerning a fee for a user of a private alarm system, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-03.

§ 194-3 Fees for false alarms.

[Amended 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-03]
False alarms shall be subject to fees as set forth on the Town Fees and Licenses Schedule.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Town Fees and Licenses Schedule is on file in the Town Administrator/Clerk's office.

§ 194-4 Delinquent charges.

Any fees payable to the Town pursuant to this article which are delinquent may be assessed against the property involved as a special charge for current service without notice pursuant to § 66.0627, Wis. Stats.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 10, Assessments and Special Charges.