Where do I install the Knox-Box at?

Knox Boxes should be mounted as near as possible to the primary entry door and shall not be visually obstructed. The Knox Box should be installed 5 to 6 feet from ground level. The Knox Box for a gate shall be located on the gate or on a fence or wall within 6 feet of the gate. Additional boxes may be required based on the size of building or fire protection systems throughout the property.

If a tamper switch is connected to the automatic fire alarm system or security system, it must report a "supervisory" condition - never an "alarm" condition. Do not discard the red reflector decal provided with the Knox-Box. Fire Department will install this decal to identify the location of the Knox-Box for responding emergency personnel.

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1. What is a Knox-Box?
2. What Knox-Box do I get?
3. Where do I install the Knox-Box at?
4. Where can I buy a Knox Box?
5. How do I secure my keys inside the box?
6. What if my property has manual or electric gates?
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