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Jun 25, 2013

Inspections Department


 15 ft. x 42 in. swimming pools sold at Walmart and other locations for $249 - holds 35.5 gallons of water which requires it to be fenced in to follow safety precautions.

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Posted by: Craig

POOL ALERT

 15 ft. x 42 in. swimming pools sold at Walmart and other locations for $249 - holds 35.5 gallons of water which requires it to be fenced in to follow safety precautions.

 According to Inspection Officials pools of this size require permits as well as State and Town required barricades or fencing for safety reasons.

 The minimum requirement for fencing is a 5 foot fence surrounding the entire pool.

 There is also a filter with this pool, which may necessitate specific electrical requirements to avoid electrocution.

 Please call Inspection Department at 767-2200 ex. 311 for more requirements and advice on how to keep you family safe!