Do I need a swimming pool permit?
Any pool 24 inches or greater in depth requires a swimming pool permit.
Is a swimming pool permit required for a temporary pool?
Yes, any pool 24 inches or greater in depth requires a swimming pool permit. The permit fee for temporary pools is $50. The home owner must provide proof of permit each year the temporary pool is in use.
Which inspections are required for a swimming pool permit?
An electrical inspection (when applicable) and final inspection (installation & fencing/alarms/safety devices) are required before a certificate of completion will be issued.
How much does a swimming pool permit cost?
Swimming pool permits are $100. Temporary swimming pool permits are $50.
How far must the swimming pool be from property lines?
Swimming pools must adhere to the accessory structure setback requirements of the zone district in which the property is located. Swimming pools may not be located in the front yard setback area and must be at least ten (10) feet from any side lot line adjacent to a street.
How far must the swimming pool be from private sewage components?
In-ground swimming pools must be a minimum of twenty-five (25) feet from private sewage components. There is no minimum requirement for above-ground swimming pools.
Do I need a fence?
All swimming pools greater than 24 inches in depth must have an obstacle of at least four (4) feet in height around the pool. The obstacle may be a fence or other approved item such as a removable or fold and lock ladder.
What is the egress requirement for private swimming pools?
At least one (1) means of egress shall be provided from a swimming pool.