Borough of Doylestown, PA
Bucks County
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[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.
[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.
[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 4]
It shall be unlawful to empty or drain private swimming pools upon the streets of the Borough.
[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.
[Ord. 1960-7, 7/18/1960, § 7]
All pools shall be equipped with an adequate filtering system approved by the Borough Manager.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.