City of North Tonawanda, NY
Niagara County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by Common Council of City of North Tonawanda 7-7-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 1-30-2015]
All swimming pools erected or constructed in the City of North Tonawanda shall be enclosed by a fence, the height of which shall be not less than 48 inches. All gates shall be self-closing and self-latching.
All gates or doors permitting access to such pools shall be equipped with a self-closing device and shall be equipped with an automatic self-locking device.
[Amended 1-30-2015]
Where pools are constructed aboveground, the wall of such pool shall be considered as the fence required by this chapter, provided that no point along the perimeter of the pool wall is less than 48 inches in height. All ladders for entry and exit from aboveground pools shall be capable of being secured, locked or removed to prevent access.
Any person who shall fail to provide the fencing or safety devices provided for in this ordinance shall be guilty of an offense and, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $100 for each such offense.
This ordinance shall take effect immediately.