What are the requirements for an above ground pool?

•An above ground pool cannot be placed in an easement •Minimum 5’ from side and rear property lines •Pool may be as close to the house as homeowner wants •25 foot supply cords are permitted for above ground or storable pools; but must be GFCI protected •3 foot supply cords (provided with pool) are intended for permanent connection and not for storable applications – must have GFCI receptacle at pump •Must be 12 AWG minimum wire size •No extension cords are allowed •Pool shall be surrounded by a barrier. The top of the barrier must be at least 48 inches above grade. •Pool alarms are required to be installed on the back door(s) IF it is a barrier to the pool. Use UL Listed Device 2017. The door alarm will be verified at time of final inspection •Gates shall open outward away from pool and are required to have a self-closing / self-latching device. The gate device will be verified at time of final inspection •A separate electrical permit may required •Inspections are required on pool and electrical work. Plans are reviewed once a week, although, plan review time may vary depending on workload and availability to accomplish a review. This list may not be all inclusive. If you have any questions, please contact the permit office or informational handout on City website at Cibolotx.gov > Doing Business > Planning & Engineering > Building Permits & Inspections > Informational Resources > Pool / Spa Requirements.

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5. What are the setbacks for a shed?
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7. How long does it take to get the shed permit?
8. Is a permit required for pools (above / in ground) hot tub / spa?
9. What are the requirements for an above ground pool?
10. What are the setback requirements for an in ground pool?
11. Is a separate permit required for installation of propane tanks to heat the in ground pool?
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