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This page is dedicated to public and residential Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs (defined as "Aquatic Vessels").

Below, is an excerpt from city Ordinance 2012-14. To view the ordinance in its entirety, click here:


Sec. 14-181. Adopted.

Pursuant to authority granted by T.C.A. § 6-54-502, and for the purpose of securing the public safety, health and general welfare by regulating swimming pools and spas, along with fixtures, fittings, and the appurtenances thereto, the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2012 edition, including Appendices A and B for identifying suction entrapment hazards, as prepared and adopted by the International Code Council, Inc., is hereby adopted and incorporated by reference as a part of this Code and is hereinafter referred to as "the swimming pool code."

Sec. 14-182. Available in the recorder's office.

Pursuant to the requirements of T.C.A. § 6-54-502, one copy of the swimming pool code has been placed on file in the recorder's office and shall be kept there for the use and inspection of the public.

Sec. 14-183. Permit required for doing swimming pool and spa work.

No swimming pool or spa work shall be undertaken within the city until a permit therefor has been issued by the city.

Sec. 14-184. Compliance with code required.

It shall be unlawful for any person to violate or fail to comply with any provision of the swimming pool code as adopted by reference and modified in this article.

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The code that regulates the aforementioned is the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, (ISPSC) 2012 edition, and can be purchased via the International Code Council, click here.

For the Commercial Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs Permit Application Form, click here.

For the Commercial - Swimming Pool Inspection Process click here

For the Residential Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs Permit Application Form, click here

For the Residential - Swimming Pool Inspection Process click here 



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