Q: What are the fence and gate requirements surrounding a pool?
A: Barrier fence minimum 5 feet. Gates must open away from pool. Gate latches must be poolside, a minimum 54” above grade. All openings within 18 inches of latch must be screened, maximum 1/2 inch openings. Barrier gates must be self-closing. The Swimming Pool Permit form is required for pool permits. For additional information visit Pool Guidelines for all pool requirements.