Swimming Pool

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IMPORTANT: Electronic submittal document files are required to be named appropriately to ensure efficient permit processing. Review Naming Submittal Documents prior to starting ePermit process to ensure all files are labeled appropriately. See all related ePermit submittal and resubmittal requirements to help avoid delays in processing. 

Required Submittals - Documents required to be uploaded into ePermit portal at the time of application. Applications with incomplete submittals will be rejected and delayed. Project address shall be displayed on all submittal documents, forms and drawings. Applications with incomplete submittals will be delayed. 

All documents must be flattened, scanned or printed and unlocked in pdf format. Open fillable forms or documents with open control points cannot be accepted. 

  • Township Approval Form (PDF) - Use form to determine if township approval is required for project location. Submit completed form with township approval signature if applicable. Do not upload if not required.

  • Site Plan – must include the following:  
    • Location and size of proposed swimming pool
    • Location of other structures, property lines, septic tanks, septic drain field, well and any wetlands
    • Location of any gas, plumbing, or electrical piping in the vicinity of construction
    • Distances from the proposed building to all other structures, property lines, and utilities 
  • Building Plans- Plans shall be uploaded as one multipage complete set, individual sheet uploads will not be accepted. Complete set of plans including:
    • Installation and footing requirements
    • If not using a safety cover please provide all barrier fence details. See Pool Handout for specific required details to be included on the plans.
  • Specifications- Details shall include:
    • Pool Safety cover in compliance with standard ASTM F1346-91
    • Pool heater - if multiple heaters shown in spec, the heater being installed shall be circled or otherwise identified.
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Agreement (PDF) Complete Erosion & Sediment Control General Notes for Building Permits form, Signed Building Permit Erosion & Sediment Control (ESC) Escrow Agreement form.
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Plans must include the following details: survey or other accurately- scaled drawing showing the location of the proposed structure, direction of water flow, location of perimeter control, how the site will be permanently stabilized and other requirements that are on the Erosion Control Agreement. For new structures, also include: low floor elevations, limits of grading / construction area, and location of rock entrance. Questions regarding erosion and sediment control designs and requirements shall be directed to Scott Soil and Water Conservation District at: https://www.scottswcd.org/

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