What are the safety requirements for pools?

Swimming pools shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and in good repair. Private swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas, containing water more than 24 inches in depth shall be surrounded by a fence or barrier not less than 48 inches in height above the finish ground level measured on the side of the barrier away from the pool. Gates and doors in such barriers shall be self-closing and self-latching.


Where the self-latching device is less than 54 inches above the bottom of the gate, the release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate. Self-closing and self-latching gates shall be maintained such that the gate will positively close and latch when released from an open position of 6 inches from the gate post. An existing pool enclosure shall not be removed, replaced, or changed in a manner that reduces its effectiveness as a safety barrier.

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