Town of Monroe, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Monroe 7-7-1969 by Local Law No. 2-1969. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction administration — See Ch. 23.
Water systems, communal — See Ch. 54.
Zoning — See Ch. 57.

§ 45-1 Legislative finding.

It is hereby declared and found that the public interest requires that all swimming pools constructed before the adoption of Local Law No. 2 of 1965 (1965 Zoning Law) be fenced in the same manner as required in said Local Law No. 2 of 1965.

§ 45-2 Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SWIMMING POOL
Any constructed body of water or structure to contain water and any related equipment pertaining thereto, whether or not the same is operated for gain or profit, which is used or intended to be used for swimming or bathing, constructed or installed prior to June 18, 1965.

§ 45-3 Fencing requirements.

The entire portion of the premises upon which such pool is located shall be entirely enclosed with a good quality protective fence, which has been approved by the Building Inspector of the Town of Monroe, of not less than four feet in height. Every gate or other opening in the fence enclosing such pool shall be kept securely closed and locked at all times when said pool is not in use.

§ 45-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 8, 1972]
The violation of any provision of this chapter shall be an offense against this chapter and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days for each offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Every day that a violation of this chapter shall exist shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.

§ 45-5 Administrative and enforcing official.

The administration and enforcement of this chapter shall be under the jurisdiction of the Building Inspector of the Town of Monroe, subject to the direction of the Town Board of the Town of Monroe.