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.

Denton County Fresh Water Supply

District 6/7 & Development District 4
2650 FM 407 E Suite 125
Bartonville, Texas 76226
Ph: (940) 728-5050