Zulusho The snsi shall automatically reset under all conditions. A fence, a wall, a building wall, the wall of an aboveground swimming pool, or a combination thereof, which completely surrounds the swimming pool ahsi obstructs access to the swimming pool. For the purpose of this section, the front line of any residence shall be a line drawn parallel to any road abutting the lot which intersects the point of the residence located closest to that road. Where there are decorative cutouts within vertical members, spacing within the cutouts shall not exceed 1. Nspu first verify your email before ansu to alerts.
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These design controls are intended to provide protection against potential drownings and near- drownings by restricting access to swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. The top of the barrier shall be at least 48 inches mm above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool.
The maximum vertical clearance between grade and the bottom of the barrier shall be 2 inches 51 mm measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool.
Where the top of the pool structure is above grade , such as an above-ground pool, the barrier may be at ground level, such as the pool structure, or mounted on top of the pool structure. Where the barrier is mounted on top of the pool structure, the maximum vertical clearance between the top of the pool structure and the bottom of the barrier shall be 4 inches mm. Openings in the barrier shall not allow passage of a 4-inch- diameter mm sphere.
Solid barriers which do not have openings, such as a masonry or stone wall, shall not contain indentations or protrusions except for normal construction tolerances and tooled masonry joints. Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is less than 45 inches mm , the horizontal members shall be located on the swimming pool side of the fence.
Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is 45 inches mm or more, spacing between vertical members shall not exceed 4 inches mm.
Access gates shall comply with the requirements of Section AG Pedestrian access gates shall open outward away from the pool and shall be self-closing and have a self-latching device. Gates other than pedestrian access gates shall have a self-latching device.
Where the release mechanism of the self-latching device is located less than 54 inches mm from the bottom of the gate, the release mechanism and openings shall comply with the following: 8. The release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate at least 3 inches 76 mm below the top of the gate; and 8. Where a wall of a dwelling serves as part of the barrier, one of the following conditions shall be met: 9. The alarm shall be listed and labeled in accordance with UL The deactivation switch es shall be located at least 54 inches mm above the threshold of the door; or 9.
Other means of protection, such as self-closing doors with self-latching devices, which are approved by the governing body, shall be acceptable as long as the degree of protection afforded is not less than the protection afforded by Item 9. Where an above-ground pool structure is used as a barrier or where the barrier is mounted on top of the pool structure, and the means of access is a ladder or steps: The ladder or steps shall be capable of being secured, locked or removed to prevent access; or The ladder or steps shall be surrounded by a barrier which meets the requirements of Section AG When the ladder or steps are secured, locked or removed, any opening created shall not allow the passage of a 4-inch- diameter mm sphere.
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