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    Sec. 27-114. Civil Liability.


    Sec. 27-114. Civil liability.
    (a) Neither the police department nor the fire department, nor any other agency of the City of Lynchburg, shall be under any obligation or duty to accord any priority to an alarm system, or to any person by reason of this article. The City of Lynchburg specifically disclaims liability for any damages which may be caused by the failure of the City of Lynchburg to respond to an emergency or alarm, or any damages caused by a reasonable response to an emergency alarm.
    (b) The City of Lynchburg, its officers, employees and agents shall not assume any duty or responsibility for the installation, maintenance, operation, repair or effectiveness of any privately owned alarm system, such duties or responsibilities being solely those of the alarm user and relevant alarm business. Additionally, it shall be solely the responsibility of the alarm user and relevant alarm business to silence an activated alarm and thereafter to reset the same. (Ord. No. O-91-276, 11-12-91, eff. 1-1-92)
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM