The Sheriff's Office regulates Alarm Permits for unincorporated Tarrant County. The alarm permits are issued by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office. 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 several 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, Communications Division 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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