Town of Fairhaven, MA
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Town of Fairhaven 9-26-1979 as Ch. X of the 1979 Regulations. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 198.
No pool used for swimming or bathing designed for a water depth of 24 inches or more or with a surface area greater than 150 square feet shall be placed in service until the initial installation has been inspected and approved by the Board of Health or its agent.
All such pools shall comply with the State Building Code and the following standards:
A. 
All pools shall be entirely enclosed by a building wall and/or fence of not less than four feet in height. Any gate shall be equipped with a secure lock. Such fencing shall be designed and constructed so as to make the pool inaccessible to children by climbing or entering through fence openings.
B. 
All pools shall provide filtration, disinfection or other facilities as necessary to maintain the quality of pool water within the standards specified by state regulation for public swimming areas.
C. 
All pools shall be located in conformance with Chapter 198, Zoning, as accessory structures and shall be located at least 10 feet from any dwelling or property line and at least 20 feet from any sewage disposal facilities.