Borough of Doylestown, PA
Bucks County
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§ 101 Private Swimming Pools to Conform to Setback Requirements.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 1]
All private swimming pools in the Borough of Doylestown shall be constructed so as to comply with the minimum setback requirements of the structures in the pertinent zone, as set forth in the Zoning Ordinance of the Borough of Doylestown [Chapter 27], as amended.

§ 102 Fencing of Pools.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 2]
All private swimming pools shall be completely enclosed by a fence of a minimum height of four feet and with maximum openings of nine inches.

§ 103 Drainage upon Streets Unlawful.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 4]
It shall be unlawful to empty or drain private swimming pools upon the streets of the Borough.

§ 104 Authorized Methods of Drainage.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 5; as amended by A.O.]
Water emptied or drained from private swimming pools shall be emptied into storm sewer or stream.

§ 105 Filtering System Required.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 7]
All pools shall be equipped with an adequate filtering system approved by the Borough Manager.

§ 106 Permit to Construct Private Pool.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 8]
Anyone desiring to construct a private swimming pool in the Borough of Doylestown shall make application for same on forms supplied by the Borough and shall accompany such application with a copy of the plans and specifications.

§ 107 Permit Fees; Charges for Water Used and Discharged.

[Ord. 19600-7, 7/18/1960, § 9; as amended by A.O.]
Fees for all construction permits to be issued in pursuance of this Part 1 shall be fixed from time to time by resolution adopted by Borough Council. Charges for water used in pool shall be at prevailing water and sewer rates.

§ 108 Borough May Prohibit Use of Borough Water in Pool.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 10]
The Borough shall reserve the right to prohibit the use of Borough water in the pool at any time it deems necessary.

§ 109 Penalties.

[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 11; as amended by A.O.]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part 1 shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300; and/or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days. Every day that a violation of this Part 1 continues shall constitute a separate offense.