Permits, Licenses, Forms, Services



The City of Woodland has an alarm ordinance that requires every home or business with an alarm system to obtain a permit.  To apply for an alarm permit, please click here.

Effective July 1, 2013, the fees are as follows:



New/First Time Permit  


Annual Renewal (calendar year Jan 1 - Dec 31)        


Response to False Alarm 




Late Fee (1, 2, 3 notices)


The permit period will be the calendar year beginning January 1st through December 31st.  Permits purchased throughout the year will be prorated at $3/month.  All permits will be renewed January 1st. 

False alarms will be billed on a calendar year basis, beginning January 1st.  All permit holders will be allowed 1 false alarm per calendar year without any fines; thereafter, they will be billed $80/false alarm for the rest of the calendar year regardless of how many.  All accounts will be reset at the beginning of the calendar year.














Traffic or crime reports are available from the Police Department per the terms of the California Public Records Act and California Government Code Section 6254f at the front counter during regular business hours for $0.35 (35 cents) per page.  Photo ID is required.

To access the form online and print, click the preferred version:   
English or  Spanish.



The Department utilizes volunteers in a number of areas. We are always looking for people willing to help improve community safety. Volunteer activities include vacation and residential home checks, assistance with report processing, and staffing at Department events. To volunteer, call the Volunteer Coordinator at 530-661-7854.

Crisis Resources

The Department provides referrals to many community organizations that offer legal, health and employment services, as well as low or reduced cost meals, shelter and related services to individuals or families in times of need. Click here for more information, including public locations for acquiring crisis resources.