[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of West Deptford 5-10-1979 by Ord. No. 79-6. Section 91-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
For purposes of this chapter as "false alarm" shall mean any burglary, fire or other alarm causing direct notification to the West Deptford Township Department of Police through its police alarm panel, automatic telephone device or similar method of direct notification caused by inadvertence, negligence, unintentional act of someone other than an intruder or by malfunctioning of the alarm device or other relevant equipment.
The Department of Police of the Township of West Deptford shall investigate the causing of false alarms as described above and keep a record of the same.
Any person, corporation, partnership or other entity who owns or controls a fire, burglary or other similar alarm device in the Township of West Deptford which said device causes more than five false alarms in any given calendar year shall be deemed in violation of the provisions of this chapter for such sixth false alarm or any subsequent false alarms in such calendar year.