Pool Permit By-Law

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Thinking about getting a pool?

  • A pool enclosure permit must be obtained from the Building department for any pool or hot tub that is more than 24 inches in depth, regardless if there is an existing fence.
  • An individual is required to keep the gate of a swimming pool enclosure locked at all times except when the enclosed area is in use.
  • A pool enclosure fence permit is required on private property. Other types of fences on private property may not require a permit.
  • Prior to constructing a pool, it is advisable to visit the Building department to apply for a pool enclosure permit.

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