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A PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL is intended, and is to be used, solely for the enjoyment of the occupants of the principal use of the property on which it is located, and includes the following.
(A) KIDDIE POOLS, defined as any pool with a water capacity of 18 inches or less is exempt from the swimming pool regulations. Pools that have a capacity of greater than 18 inches are not exempt, even if they are only filled to a height of 18 inches. If the capacity of the pool is greater than 18 inches, the requirements of this section apply.
(B) PERMANENT POOLS, defined as in-ground pools and above-ground pools that are installed year round. A permit is required for permanent pools. A six-foot fence is required around the pool or entire yard within 24 hours of filling the pool with water. Above-ground pools may be used as a barrier, with additional two feet of fencing on top of, and around, the entire structure with ladders or steps used to access the pool shall be capable of being secured, locked, or removed to prevent access. PERMANENT POOLS must be in the rear yard and placed at least ten feet from any property line.
(C) PORTABLE POOLS, defined as pools that have the capacity to hold at least 18 inches of water that may be readily disassembled for storage, and is not permanently affixed to plumbing or electrical service. A permit is not required for portable pools. PORTABLE POOLS must be in the rear yard and placed at least ten feet from any property line. PORTABLE POOLS shall only be set up from April 1 through October 31.
(Ord. 420, passed 3-4-1981)