Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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§ 212-47 Computation of measurements.

[Amended 1-8-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997]
For the purpose of computing the required yards and the distance from the lines of the lot, the pool apron or platform along the side or end of a swimming pool, the base for the springboard or diving platform and foundation for the purifying apparatus, if any, shall be included.

§ 212-48 Location.

[Amended 9-13-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995]
A. 
No swimming pool or part thereof shall be constructed in the front yard.
B. 
A swimming pool may be constructed in the rear yard, provided that it is located at least 20 feet from the rear lot line.
C. 
No swimming pool shall be constructed less than the following minimum distances, by district, from any side property line.
District
Minimum Distance
(feet)
Residence AA
30
Residence A
20
Residence BB
15
Residence B
15
Residence C-1
10
Residence C-2
7
Residence D
5
Residence E
20
Residence FF
20
Residence F
5
Business K
5
D. 
In the case of a corner lot, a swimming pool may not be nearer to the street line of the street on which the lot has the greater frontage than the front building line established for that street.

§ 212-49 Swimming pool alarms.

[Amended 10-11-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007]
A. 
Each residential swimming pool and each commercial swimming pool located in the Village shall have swimming pool alarms in compliance with the requirements set forth in New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code 19 NYCRR 1228.2(c)(1 - 5), (d) and (e).
B. 
All swimming pools installed under permits issued prior to December 15, 2006, must be in full compliance with this section by May 15, 2008.

§ 212-50 Drainage.

Each pool shall be provided with permanently installed facilities for the complete draining thereof. Such facilities shall be entirely separate from the house drains and house sewer. In no case may the contents of the pool be permitted to discharge, directly or indirectly, into a street or public sewer or public drain or catch basin or in, upon or under the land of another person without his written consent or in such a way as to adversely affect the functioning of the house drains or house sewer of another property.

§ 212-51 Connection with water supply.

All connections with the public water supply shall be made by a duly licensed plumber in conformity with the Plumbing Code and the rules and regulations of the Long Island Water Corporation. Such connections shall be made in such a way as to prevent any water from the swimming pool from entering the public water supply system. In times of drought or water shortage, the Board of Trustees may direct that the use of the swimming pool be discontinued and that all connections with the public water supply system be broken until further order.

§ 212-52 Fencing. [1]

[Amended 9-11-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
Every swimming pool shall be enclosed by a fence or wall approved by the Building Inspector in compliance with Residential Code of New York State, Appendix G, or Building Code of New York State, Section 3109, but the height of such fence shall not exceed six feet.
[1]
Editor's Note: See also §§ 212-37 and 212-56.