Borough of Middleburg, PA
Snyder County
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§ 23-101 Requirement for Construction and Use.

[Ord. 208, 7/8/1985; as amended by Ord. 295, 11/8/2005]
It shall be unlawful to construct or maintain a swimming pool of whatever material, size or shape, and whether above or below ground, unless all of the following requirements are strictly met:
A. 
Fences. All swimming pools shall be completely surrounded by a fence at least four feet in height and of such construction as to prohibit the uninvited entry of children and pets.
B. 
Decks. Any decks or walkways constructed adjacent to the swimming pool shall be constructed of such material as to prevent slipping or sliding under normal use and conditions.
C. 
Equipment. Any equipment used in or around a swimming pool, including, but not limited to, diving boards, ladders, sliding boards and benches, shall be constructed and maintained in such a manner as to prevent injury under normal use and conditions.
D. 
Water Purity. The purity of the water in any swimming pool shall be maintained at all times at a level which meets or exceeds the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for public swimming pools.
E. 
Minors. No child under the age of 14 years shall swim or be permitted to swim in the swimming pool unless supervised by an adult.

§ 23-102 Exception.

[Ord. 208, 7/8/1985]
The provisions of this Part shall not apply to rubber, plastic or vinyl wading pools intended for temporary use by small children.

§ 23-103 Violations and Penalties.

[Ord. 208, 7/8/1985; as amended by Ord. 295, 11/8/2005; and by Ord. 323, 9/9/2014]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues shall constitute a separate offense.