§ 155.065  PRIVATE SWIMMING POOLS REGULATED.
   (A)   Every private residential swimming pool constructed, installed and maintained within the village shall comply with the applicable provisions of this code.
   (B)   The location of private swimming pools are permitted in side and rear yards as established in § 155.051. All pools above- or in-ground must have a setback of ten feet off the public right-of-way including pool, fencing or attached walkway.
   (C)   The definitions of a yard, front yard, yard line, rear yard, side yard and side yards adjoining a street are set forth in § 155.021.
   (D)   It shall be unlawful to proceed with the construction, installation, enlargement or alteration of any private swimming pool in appurtenances within the village unless permits therefor have first been obtained from the Village Zoning Officer.
   (E)   The permit fees for private swimming pools shall be $75.
   (F)   All private swimming pools located in ground shall be completely enclosed by a fence. All fence openings or point of entry into the pool area enclosure shall be equipped with gates. The fence and gates shall be at least six feet in height and constructed of a material approved by the Village Building Code. If decking surrounds an above-ground pool, it must be fenced or designed to be gated and deny access.
   (G)   All private swimming pools shall equipped with suitable facilities for adding make-up water as needed. If a sill cock and hose connection is to be used for make-up, a suitable vacuum breaker must be installed in conformance with plumbing regulations.
   (H)   There shall be no direct connection of any pool within the village to the municipal sewer service of the village.
   (I)   All electrical installations provided for and used in conjunction with private swimming pools shall be in conformance with the Electrical Code, current edition.
   (J)   All private swimming pools shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.
   (K)   The Village Zoning Officer may inspect all private swimming pools at any reasonable time to determine whether or not the provisions of this code are being complied with.
   (L)   All pools that have not been in use for an extended period of time must be drained or covered when not in use.
   (M)   Any swimming pools which are existing as nonconforming structures at the time of this section shall be considered grandfathered for the purpose of enforcing this section. If any existing, nonconforming pool is removed or destroyed, any subsequent pools shall be subject to this section.
   (N)   Any person in violation of the provisions of this section shall be subject to the penalties set forth in § 155.999.
(Ord. 2003-9, passed 9-15-2003; Ord. 2018-06, passed 10-1-2018)  Penalty, see § 155.999