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Houston Permits

Security Alarm Permits Houston

Permits are required in Houston

Security alarm permits are required for businesses and residential properties (houses, apartments and condominiums) located in Houston. Beginning on February 1, 2019 there will only be one type of residential alarm permit with an annual fee of $50.00.

The most notable Houston neighborhoods include Acres Homes, Chinatown, Downtown, EaDo/East End, Galleria/Uptown, Greenspoint, Houston Heights, Medical Center, Memorial park, Energy Corridor, Midtown, Montrose, Museum District, River Oaks, 3rd Ward and Rice Village.

Behind only New York City, Houston has the most Fortune 1,000 companies located within the city limits. However it also has over 100,000 small businesses serving the local, national and international market segments.

Houston has 831,166 households with 43% owned by the occupants. There are also 643,000 apartment units in the Greater Houston metro area. The city has over 5,300 working in the police department and approximately 3,500 patrolling the city.

Houston, TX Home Security Tip: Engrave and photograph valuable items for future identification. Not only will this make them less attractive, if they are stolen retrieval will be easier and pawning or selling them will be more difficult for the thieves.

Big Tex Security Offer

If you think you might need added security for your Houston home or business, Big Tex Security will gladly do a professional assessment. We can also help show you how to obtain a Houston Alarm Permit. Remember we have numerous customized alarm system configurations and a variety of equipment options that means you’ll find the perfect burglar system at an affordable price. Don’t trust your Houston home or business to inferior systems. Call (281) 783-3900 to learn more.

City of Houston Alarm Permit (online)


(Statistic sources: US Census Bureau, Sandbox Networks, Statistical Atlas, Niche, the FBI, and Neighborhood Scout)