Alarm User Permits

The Village Code requires all persons, firms or corporations which use, own, lease or control an alarm at any residence, building or premise in Wilmette to have an alarm permit.

A permit application can be completed and returned to the Wilmette Police Department, 710 Ridge Rd. along with the initial application fee of $15, made payable to the Village of Wilmette.

There is a renewal fee of $10 every two years.

False Alarms

The first false alarm within a calendar year in which a police response is required shall be free of charge. Additional false alarms will result in a fine.

Testing Alarms

Alarms should not be tested without first notifying the Police Department.

If you have any questions, please contact Anthony Hersick at 847-853-7553.

Click here to download an alarm permit application and alarm permit highlights.