Construction of a structure or vessel that contains over 24 inches in depth of water shall requires swimming pool/spa/hot tub permit. This includes in-ground swimming pools, above-ground swimming pools, hot tubs and spas. Electrical or plumbing construction work in conjunction with swimming pool/spa/hot tub does not requires separate permit(s).
All swimming pools shall be surrounded by a fence with a self-closing, self-latching gate. The top of the fence shall be at least 48 inches above grade and shall meet all other applicable requirements for pool fences.
A swimming pool/spa/hot tub shall be located within the side or rear yard. No portion of a pool or pool deck may be within drainage or utility easements. The water's edge of an in-ground pool or spa must be setback at least 5 feet from the foundation of a home, building or other structure. If any portion of a swimming pool/spa/hot tub and/or pool deck is located within 5 feet of side or rear property lines, an engineered grading plan is required with the permit application.
A health permit is required for any swimming pool/spa/hot tub open to the public (multifamily, nonresidential, etc.)
Submittal Requirements: (See swimming pool/spa/hot tub permit application for details)