Swimming Pools

  1. Step 1 - Review and Prepare
  2. Step 2 - Create an Account
  3. Step 3 - Apply
  4. Step 4 - Review and Payment
  5. Step 5 - Schedule an Inspection

Review and Prepare

A building permit is required for the installation of any swimming pool except private residential prefabricated pools entirely above ground, which do not exceed both 5,000 gallons and 24 inches in depth. This permit will include the required barrier/fencing.

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Please review the information packets related to your construction project.

Additional information packets related to your construction project are available below in the Documents section.

Information and Documents Needed
to Submit a Permit

The following documents need to be available for upload during the online application process. Please note, all documents need to be in a PDF format.

  • Type, Size, and Gallon Capacity of Pool
  • Site Survey
    Showing location of proposed swimming pool/hot tub.
  • Engineer's Soil Report
    Required for in-ground pools and pools with designed footings to verify the soils can support the manufacturer's design.


For the most current fees related to your project, view the Fee Schedule (PDF).


Inspections typically include the following, but depending on your project, inspections may be added or removed.

Below Ground Pool

  • Footing
  • In-ground pool framing
  • Gas Piping Air Test
  • Pool Equipment Location
  • Pool Fence/Barrier
  • Final

Above Ground Pool

  • Gas Piping Air Test
  • Pool Equipment Location
  • Pool Fence/Barrier
  • Final

To schedule an inspection follow the directions in Step 5 Schedule an Inspection.

Allow 3 to 4 business days for scheduling inspections and during the busy construction time please allow more time.

General Information

  • If you are a homeowner hiring a contractor, the contractor must pull the permit.
  • If you would like to view your inspections please follow create an account to view your homes permits and inspections.  See step 2 above Create an Account under Review and Prepare.