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    Do I need a permit for a security system?

    Security Specialists

    Is an alarm permit necessary if I want to fit a security system to my house? In what cases might it be needed and when might it prove unnecessary? Thanks for your time.

    Asked by Greg on 6th Dec 2021
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    "If you are a homeowner and the view of the camera is on your own property you do not need a permit. You should have signs up that clearly shows you have CCTV."

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Secure Environments ltd

    "In the uk there is no requirement for a permit , just to keep it maintained, thats all"

    Answered on 7th Jun 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
    Digital Aerials ltd

    "If it's your own property no you don't need you just need to put up warning signs for CCTV"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Smart System AV Ltd

    "Hi Greg, no you don’t need a permit for an alarm system.

    Thanks

    Joe
    Smart System AV"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    JMS security systems

    "Only if it's a listed building, also some landlords don't want their floorboards and any other stuff moved within the property. The best bet is to have a wireless intruder alarm fitted by myself, and you don't have to ask questions."

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    A.S Electrical

    "A. D. T alarm (domestic) will require a contract documentation with the local constabulary,

    Chubb offer similar for high-value commercial outlets"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Sight and Sound Ltd

    "As a rule, you do not need a permit only possible reason is if the building is listed or has any clauses on it on having anything on the front of the building."

    Answered on 15th Dec 2021 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
    thompson security services ltd

    "No, you don't need a permit for an alarm or CCTV system"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Andrews Security

    "Hi Greg,

    No, you don't need a permit to install a security system. If you have CCTV installed, you would need to display a sign that clearly states, "This property is monitored by CCTV 24/7" so that people are aware you are recording them when they enter your property. Other than that, having an alarm installed is fine you don't need a sign for that as you will have an outside siren that displays you have an alarm and it will have a tiny LED strobe light that will emit all the time."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2022 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

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