Village of Sands Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sands Point 7-23-1990 by L.L. No. 5-1990. This local law supersedes Ord. No. 27, adopted 10-15-1968. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Excavations for swimming pools — See Ch. 79, § 79-6.
Fees and deposits — See Ch. 82.
Zoning — See Ch. 176.

§ 149-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ENCLOSURE
Any fence or barrier of metal, wood, plastic, brick, stone, concrete or other construction material or any trees, bushes, shrubs, hedges or combination thereof which surrounds a swimming pool.
OWNER
Any person holding title to the property upon which the pool is situated or, for the purpose of this chapter, any tenant or other person in possession of the premises with the permission of the owner.
SWIMMING POOL
Any body of water greater than 24 inches in depth and having a plane surface area greater than 30 square feet, installed or maintained in or above the ground outside any building and used and intended to be used solely by the owner, tenant or lessee of the premises upon which the pool is situated and by his family or guests invited to use it without the payment of any fee.

§ 149-2 Enclosure requirements.

[Amended 2-27-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
A. 
All outdoor swimming pools completed after April 25, 1986, within the Village of Sands Point shall be maintained as follows: an approved enclosure that complies with the New York State Building Code at the time of issuance of the certificate of completion.
B. 
All outdoor swimming pools completed on or before April 25, 1986, within the Village of Sands Point shall be maintained as follows: An approved enclosure at least four feet in height shall be provided around outdoor swimming pools so that such pools are inaccessible to children. The enclosure may surround either the pool area or the property.

§ 149-3 Landscaping.

No building permit for construction of an outdoor swimming pool shall be issued unless a landscaping plan is filed with and approved by the Building Department.

§ 149-4 Drainage.

No person shall, without a permit from the Building Department, discharge or drain water from a swimming pool. The permit shall only be issued where major reconstruction or repairs of the swimming pool necessitate drainage or under such circumstances as are provided for in the rules and regulations of the Sands Point Water Department. In no event will a person be permitted to drain a swimming pool onto the property of others, including public or private roads.

§ 149-5 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 12-17-1991 by L.L. No. 8-1991]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall pay a fine of not more than $250 for each offense. It shall be deemed a new or additional offense for every twenty-four-hour period during which the condition continues unabated, provided that a new accusatory instrument is issued.