Residential & Business Alarm Permits

To apply for a new permit or to renew a permit, an application must be completed and submitted to the Schertz Police Department by mail or in person. 

Residential alarm permit application available here

Business alarm permit application available here

Applications can be submitted in person at the Schertz Police Department, M–Th 7:30AM to 5:30PM, Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM or by mail (Attention: Alarm/Records) at:
Schertz Police Department
1400 Schertz Parkway
Building 6
Schertz, TX 78154


Alarm permit fees are as follows:

Permit TypeFee
Tier 1 Commercial$25
Tier 2 Commercial (requiring a separate fire/robbery alarm by local, state or national code; financial institutions fall into tier 2)$50


  • Make Checks payable to the City of Schertz.

Please note:

  • Applications must accompany payment.
  • Annual renewal is required
  • Non-payment does not constitute a cancellation of alarm permit. If there is no longer an operational alarm system at this location, please contact our office so we may update our records.

Additional Information

View the Alarm Systems City Ordinance, Chapter 50/ Article V (PDF). Call 210-619-1200 for questions.