A site plan showing your lot, location of all buildings on the lot, and the proposed project
Electrical work associated with the pool installation (required for an electrical permit)
In some cases, subdivision approval is also required (Contact your subdivision representative for more information)
Storable swimming or wade pools with a maximum wall height of 30", and are readily disassembled for storage are permit exempt
Pools shall be located at least 5 feet from the rear or side property line and shall not occupy more than 30% of the rear yard area. Pools need to be at least 10 feet horizontally from any power lines.
Pools must be enclosed by a fence not less than 4 feet high. The use of safety or hard pool covers does not satisfy or eliminate the requirement for a fence. The fence must be at least 3 feet from the walls of the pool and all gates must be self-closing and latching. A fence permit is required.
Fence enclosures may be omitted when above ground pools are installed and have a raised deck with an attached railing around the entire perimeter of the pool, or where the side walls of the pool are extended by a fence to 6 feet above grade. Get additional fencing requirements.
When a permanent pool is installed, at least one GFCI type, 120-volt receptacle shall be located between 10 and 20 feet from the inside wall of the pool. A single GFCI locking and grounding type receptacle is permitted between 5 and 10 feet from the wall of the pool to provide power to the pump motor. A licensed electrician must install all electrical work.
Pools must be inspected by city inspectors for location, electrical and safety standards. Inspections may be requested by: