1274.15  SWIMMING POOLS.
   In addition to the requirements for accessory buildings and uses in this Code, the following provisions shall apply for swimming pools:
   (a)   Private Outdoor Swimming Pools. A private swimming pool is any pool, lake or open tank, primarily used for swimming or wading, not located within a completely enclosed building and containing or normally capable of containing water to a depth at any point greater than one (1) foot.  No such swimming pools, exclusive of portable swimming pools with a diameter less than twelve (12) feet or with an area of less than 100 square feet, shall be allowed in any commercial or residential district except as permitted in this Code and unless it complies with the following additional requirements:
      (1)   The pool is intended and is to be used solely by the occupants and guests of the principal use of the property on which it is located;
      (2)   It may not be located, including any walks or paved areas or accessory structures adjacent thereto, closer than ten (10) feet to any property line of the property on which located;
      (3)   The pool, or the entire property on which it is located, shall be so walled or fenced so as to prevent uncontrolled access from the street or from adjacent properties.  Such fences or wall shall be at least six (6) feet in height and maintained in good condition, with a gate and lock.
      (4)   Proper drainage shall be provided to ensure that pool overflow does not affect adjacent properties.
      (5)   The construction and operation of a pool shall meet all other applicable Municipal regulations.
      (6)   The Planning Commission shall have the power to make exceptions to and modifications of the above requirement for fences surrounding swimming pools, in cases in which, in the Commission's opinion, such requirements are not essential to safety because the applicant will provide an alternative means of secure access to the swimming pool from the street or from adjacent properties.
   (b)   Public, Community or Club Swimming Pool.  A public, community or club swimming pool is any pool constructed by Carlisle, an association of property owners, or by a private club for use by the general public or by members of the association or club and their families.  Public, community and club swimming pools are permitted in all districts, but shall comply with the following conditions and requirements:
      (1)   The pool is intended solely for the use of the general public or the members and families and guests of members of the association of club under whose ownership or jurisdiction the pool is operated;
      (2)   The pool and accessory structures thereto, including the unenclosed areas used by the bathers, shall not be closer than fifty (50) feet to any property line of the property on which it is located;
      (3)   The pool and all of the area used by the bathers shall be so walled or fenced as to prevent uncontrolled access by children from the street or from adjacent properties.  Such fence or wall shall be six (6) feet in height and maintained in good condition, with a gate and lock.
      (4)   Proper drainage shall be provided to ensure that pool overflow does not affect adjacent properties.
      (5)   The construction and operation of a pool shall meet all other applicable municipal regulations.
         (Ord. 8-13. Passed 5-14-13.)