Indoor swimming pools must also be enclosed by a barrier that is a minimum height of 4 feet above floor level. Again, the latch must be self-closing and there can be no gaps wider than 3 inches in the fencing or gate area. Doors leading to the pool area must be self-closing and self-latching.
SWIMMING POOL FENCING REQUIREMENTS. An outdoor private swimming pool, including an inground, above ground, on-ground pool, hot tub or spa shall.
1) Top of the barrier shall be at least 48 inches above finish grade measured on the side of barrier that faces away from pool.. 3) The barrier may be at grade level to 48 inches above, at all points around pool (above–ground pool) such as pool structure.
Massachusetts State Building Code Stlh Edition. Swimming Poals, Spas nrul Hot tubs Barrier Requirements. An outdoor private swimming pool (in-ground, above–ground, on-ground, hot tub or spa) containing more than. The Fence:.
Massachusetts Laws and Regulations Regarding Swimming Pools. Chapter 140, Section 206, of the state's General Laws calls for a 6-foot tall fence to enclose the pool, and that gates be self-latching with latches four feet from the ground.. Public and semi-public in-ground swimming pools must be inspected annually by .