AUDIBLE ALARM shall mean a device designed for the detection of unauthorized entry on the land, building, structure and/or facility of any alarm owner which generates an audible sound outdoors when it is activated.
FALSE ALARM shall mean the activation of an alarm system through mechanical failure, malfunction, improper installation or through the negligence of the user, owner or lessee of the alarm system, or his or her employees or agents. Such terminology does not include alarms caused by acts of God, flooding or other violent natural conditions. For the purpose of this section alarm owners or users who make contact with the City Police Department before responding units are dispatched to the location of the alarm shall not be charged with a false alarm. (Ord. #78, S1; Ord. #18-89)