Town of East Greenwich, RI
Kent County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of East Greenwich 6-22-1993 by Ord. No. 595 as Secs. 14-36 and 14-37 of the 1993 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
General penalty — See Ch. 1, § 1-11.
Interference with public fire alarm apparatus — See RIGL § 11-4-10.
Fire alarm systems required in certain buildings — See RIGL § 23-28.25-1.

§ 11-1 Agreement with Town required.

Every owner, occupant or tenant of a residence, store or any other building equipped with a burglar alarm system which is wired to or otherwise connected with the alarm boxes, alarm panel board or telephone at the police station shall enter into an agreement with the Town.

§ 11-2 Form of agreement.

The agreement provided for in this chapter shall provide as follows:
The owner, occupant or tenant shall pay a fee of $10 to the Town Treasurer on each occasion that the burglar alarm is tripped or set off by any cause other than an actual burglary, breaking in or other criminal offense, or causes beyond the owner's control occurring at the residence, store or building.
There shall be a seven-day period after the original installation of a burglar alarm system where there shall be no fee charged for failure to abide by Subsection A of this section.

§ 11-3 Violations and penalties.

Violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, § 1-11, of the Code of the Town East Greenwich.