I am installing a pool do I need a permit?

Yes, a building permit, site plan and structural detail, along with an electrical permit will be required for any pool the can hold 24” or more of water is required. Additionally any pool under 48” in height requires perimeter fencing and may depending on site conditions require additional safety measures. 

All pools must be located at least 10’ from any property lines. If property is serviced by a septic system, documentation of septic location must be provided. 

For in ground pools only: depending on the amount of ground disturbance a Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (SERCS) permit may need to applied for through the Department of Public Service.

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1. Where is my septic system located?
2. I want to buy/build a shed do I need a permit?
3. I want to install a fence do I need a permit?
4. I am installing a pool do I need a permit?
5. I am replacing my roof shingles, do I need a permit?
6. I am replacing my siding do I need a permit?
7. I am replacing my existing deck do I need a permit?
8. I am replacing my decking and railings without modifying it, do I need a permit?
9. I am replacing my kitchen cabinets do I need a permit?
10. I am installing replacement windows, do I need a permit?
11. I am installing new windows do I need a permit?
12. I want to finish my basement do I need a permit?
13. I am replacing my flooring do I need a permit?
14. I want to build an addition or a dormer do I need a permit?
15. I want to install a sign for my business do I need a permit?
16. Do I need to be a registered or licensed contractor to do work on my own dwelling?
17. What can I do about mold?
18. ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW – FAQ’S:
19. How to petition the Zoning Board of Review?
20. What documentation is needed at a preliminary review?
21. How do I create a Radius Map and Abutters List?
22. After the preliminary review and the application is accepted, how long is the wait to appear before the Board?
23. What should be expected at the hearing?
24. The Board has approved/denied the application, what happens next?
25. Does the variance or special use permit expire?
26. Is there any recourse if my application is denied?