Town of Yarmouth, MA
Barnstable County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Yarmouth 4-12-1983 by Art. 18, approved 5-23-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Every swimming pool shall be surrounded by a fence or barrier wall not less than four feet in height. Each fence, wall, door and/or gate shall be so constructed as to have no openings, holes or spaces larger than four inches in any direction. Picket fences will be allowable, which shall have a space between solid pickets of no greater than four inches. All gates shall be self-closing and -latching. Stairs, landings or similar aids to access for aboveground pools shall be removable and able to be secured or stored to prevent unauthorized use. For the purpose of this chapter, "swimming pool" shall mean a pool more than 24 inches deep.