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Exterior lights used to illuminate any pool shall be arranged and shaded as to reflect light away from adjoining premises and public streets. Such lights shall be turned off after 11 pm until morning if within 200 feet of a dwelling.
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All permanent and seasonally erected pools need a permit from the Building Department. Obtain copies of permit applications from the Building Forms page.
Take the following to the Building Department at 7619 Memphis Avenue:
Please have your name, address and day time phone number attached to the plot plan.
A plot plan is a ’birds-eye’ view of your yard showing the following:
Please apply a minimum of 6 weeks prior to the swimming pool season. If a Zoning Variance is required it may take 2 to 6 weeks to have your request heard, depending on the timing of your application.
No, not without seeking a Zoning Variance.
The pool shall be a minimum of 10 feet from the house, rear, and side yard property lines. This requirement may be reduced if a Zoning Variance is granted. The pool should be kept as far from the garage as possible to allow for rescue, pool maintenance, and to discourage jumping or diving from the garage roof.
Yes. Obtain copies of permit applications on the Building Forms page.
Yes, if it conforms to the current National Electrical Code. A minimum of 2 receptacles are required: 1 for pool equipment, and a convenience receptacle a minimum of 10 feet from the pool. For more information, contact the Building Department by calling 216-635-4203.
Supply a plot plan showing the location of the power lines and other requirements, then contact the Building Department by calling 216-635-4201.
Yes, and it needs to adhere to the following: