Asked by: Vintila Isaias
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020

Do you need a pool fence for above ground pool?

Typically, a pool fence is required if the body of water is at least 18 inches deep. If there is a deck around the above ground pool, that may affect the requirements in some states, so you need to check your local laws. But, many do stick with the four feet pool fence rule.

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People also ask, do you need to have a fence around an above ground pool?

Many municipalities do require a pool fence even for above ground pools. In most cases, you must have a fence of at least four feet tall. As long as the body of water (either in-ground or above ground) is at least 18 inches deep, you do need to install a fence.

Furthermore, what kind of fence do you need for a pool? The 3 Most Popular Pool Fence Types

  1. Removable mesh pool fencing. Removable mesh pool fencing is the recommended product for pool safety.
  2. Glass panel fencing. One of the most durable swimming pool fence types, glass panel fencing is made from tempered glass.
  3. Vertical bar fencing.

In respect to this, what is the fine for not having a fence around your pool?

The owner of the pool and/or spa can have a penalty of up to $5,500 for non-compliance with the pool safety requirements. On-the-spot fines of $550 can also be applied. How to make your pool compliant and avoid a fine?

How close can a pool fence be to a pool?

Swimming pools generally need to be at least 1000mm from the boundary. The boundary can be your backyard fence or a barrier that is suitable to be classified as a boundary fence. You should contact your local council to find out your location's specific requirements.

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