Swimming Pools

Applicable Codes

  • For One-and-Two Family Dwellings and Townhomes three stories or less:
    • The 2006 IRC Appendix G (with referenced standards inside the appendix) applies through out Georgia by the state adoption of Appendix G (2007 GA Amendment to the IRC).
    • All applicable Sections of the 2008 NEC.
  • For Commerical:
    • All applicable sections from the 2006 IBC (Section 3109 and other applicable sections).
    • All applicable Sections of the 2008 NEC.
    • For public pools (as defined by the Georgia Division of Public Health): #1 and #2 above apply, plus, the Georgia Division of Public Health Rules, and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. Contact Maurice Redmond of the Georgia Division of Public health at: (404)657-2583 for public pool information.
Requirements Before Filling Pools
No water shall be introduced into the pool until barrier requirements have been complied with and approved by the License and Inspection Department.