Administration and Regulatory Affairs
Burglar and Panic Alarms Permitting
Requirements: Applicants must:
Online: Apply online and submit electronic payment at www.houstonburglaralarmpermits.org
By Mail: Send completed application and payment to:
City of Houston - Burglar Alarm Administration, P.O. Box 203887, Houston, Texas 77216-3887. Call 713.581.7410 for assistance.
Expiration: Year to Date
For more information, visit ARA’s Burglar & Panic Alarms Webpage.
To provide our customers with more browser compatibility options and a better customer service experience, the Burglar Alarm Administration website: www.houstonburglaralarmpermits.org supports the following web browsers:
- Internet Explorer 11.0
- Google Chrome version 42 and above
- Firefox version 40
- Safari on IOS
Permit Requirement Links
• Alcohol and Alcohol-Related Business • Antique Dealer, Precious Metal Dealer, Resale Media & Clothing Dealer • Boarding Homes • Burglar and Panic Alarms • Carnival • Charitable Solicitation • Coin-Operated Amusement Machine Decals • Common Market • Credit Access Business (Payday and Car Title Lenders) • Dance Halls • Game Rooms • Garage Sales / Yard Sales • Metal Recyclers • Mini-Warehouse • Second Hand Resellers • Sexually Oriented Businesses • Sexually Oriented Business Employees • Sound and Noise-Related Equipment • Street Vendors •