Section 09 - Swimming Pools

Section 09.01 - Compliance Required
Section 09.02 - Definition
Section 09.03 - Setback
Section 09.04 - Fences
Section 09.05 - Electrical
Section 09.06 - Exclusions
Section 09.07 - Non-Conforming Uses
Section 09.08 - Permit Required
Section 09.09 - Fee Schedule

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These documents are presented for informational purposes only.

For legal use refer to the Veazie Code Archive located in the Town Office.

Section 09.01 Compliance Required

It shall be unlawful to construct, install or enlarge any swimming pool in the Town except in compliance with all the provisions of this ordinance.

Section 09.02 Definition

The term "swimming pool" is hereby defined as a receptacle for water, or an artificial pool of water having a depth at any point of more than two feet, intended for the purpose of immersion of partial immersion therein of human beings, and including all appurtenant equipment.

Section 09.03 Setback

The facility shall conform with the setback requirements of the Town of Veazie Land Use Ordinance.

Section 09.04 Fences

All outdoor swimming pools shall be completely enclosed by a fence. All fence openings or points of entry into the pool area enclosure shall be equipped with gates. The fence and gates shall be four feet in height above ground level. All pools as defined here will have a ground fault interrupter. All gates shall be equipped with self-latching devices placed at the top of the gate.

Section 09.05 Electrical

All pools must comply with National Electrical Code requirements, including proper grounding and ground fault interrupter, as approved by the Electrical Inspector.

Section 09.06 Exclusions

Exclusion of child proof pools from compliances of this ordinance. A child proof pool being as above the ground pool having a minimum height of four (4) feet above grade level and having a limited access.

Section 09.07 Non-Conforming Uses

All non-conforming uses will cease 90 days after adoption of this ordinance.

Section 09.08 Permit Required

A permit must be obtained form the Building Inspector (to comply with appendix of the Maine State Plumbing Code, 1973).

Section 09.09 Fee Schedule

The permit fees are established as follows:

$1-4,999 = $7.50

$5,000 and over = $10.00