Pool By Law in London

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OFFICE CONSOLIDATION

INCLUDING AMENDMENT PS-5-10004 (May 3, 2010)

PUBLIC SAFETY

By-law PS-5

A by-law to provide for the owners of privately-owned outdoor

swimming pools to erect and maintain fences.

BY-LAW INDEX

Part 1

DEFINITIONS

1.1 Definitions

Chief Building Official – defined

City – defined

Gate – defined

Hydro massage pool – defined

Maintain – defined

Replacement – defined

Self-closing device – defined

Self-latching device – defined

Swimming pool – defined

Swimming Pool Fence – defined

Part 2

GENERAL PROVISIONS

2.1 Administration – Chief Building Official

2.2 Application of by-law – on or after January 1, 1993

2.3 Existing swimming pool fences – lawfully constructed

2.4 Maintain – swimming pool fencing – compliance with previous by-law

2.5 Replacement – swimming pool fencing – compliance – required

2.6 Swimming Pool Fence By-law – prevails

2.7 Existing Swimming Pool Fences – used by property abutting, portion conforms

Part 3

PROHIBITIONS

3.1 No construction – without permit

3.2 Swimming pool – not enclosed by swimming pool fence

3.2.1 Have or keep swimming pool – without permit

3.2.2 Have or keep swimming pool – not enclosed by fence 2

3.3 No construction – without temporary fencing

3.4 Construction – fence – non-conforming

3.5 Gate – without self-closing – self-latching device

3.6 Gate – self-latching device – distance above ground

3.7 Storage of materials – against outside of swimming pool fence

3.8 Replacement – existing fence – without permit

3.9 Swimming Pool Fence – maintain – in accordance with by-law

3.10 Two gates – self-closing / self-latching device – permanently affixed

3.11 Use of materials – pool fence

3.12 Completion of pool fence – filling of water

Part 4

APPLICATION FOR

SWIMMING POOL FENCE PERMITS

4.1 Application – to Chief Building Official – in writing – owner

4.2 Application – documentation to accompany – set out

4.3 Permit – issue – by Chief Building Official – conditions

Part 5

SWIMMING POOL FENCE REGULATIONS

5.1 Height – minimum requirements

5.2 Opening – maximum diameter

5.3 Opening – maximum diameter – exception – conditions

5.4 Ground clearance – maximum

5.5 Structural members – prevent easy climbing – required

5.6 Construction – to prevent unauthorized entry

5.7 Height – measurement – from ground level

5.8 Gate – self-closing – self-latching – locking device

5.9 Gate – self-latching device – requirements

5.10 Temporary fence – required – during construction

5.11 Deck forms swimming pool fence

Part 6

UNDERTAKING TO ENSURE REPAIR

6.1 Boulevard crossing – by vehicles – deposit – calculation

6.2 Debris on streets – prevention – cleaned – by owner 3

Part 7

ENFORCEMENT

7.1 Fine – for contravention

7.2 Continuation – repetition – prohibited – by order

7.3 Default – not remedied – done at owner's expense

Part 8

REPEAL – ENACTMENT

8.1 By-law – previous

8.2 Effective date

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