The Sheriff’s office regulates Alarm Permits for unincorporated Tarrant County. If you are unsure of the Jurisdiction and where you reside please check Tarrant County Appraisal District Website. Under Property Data. The first line of Jurisdiction is whom you will need to contact for your alarm permit. All permit fees are $25. Permits are valid for one year from date of issue. Renewal notices are mailed to permit holders 30 days prior to the permit expiration date.
There are Different ways to obtain an Alarm Permit Application
Tarrant County Sheriff's Office
200 Taylor Street, 6th floor
Fort Worth, TX 76196
Instructions for Completing the Application
After application and fee have been processed, a copy of your application with your permit number will be mailed to you. It is the permit holder's responsibility to provide the permit number to their alarm and/or monitoring company.
False Alarm Fees
Commissioners Court Order establishes the fees for false alarms in unincorporated Tarrant County. Fees must be paid before a permit can be issued / renewed.
If you have questions, please call Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, at 817-884-1323, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are closed on official County holidays.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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