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Swimming Pool Barriers
The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources is charged with the responsibility to uniformly enforce the Florida Building Code.
Barriers are for safety and come in the form of:
wooden or wire fences
rock or concrete block walls
All new construction of public swimming pools, spas and hot tubs shall be provided with a permanent barrier complying with the following:
- The top of the barrier shall be at least 48 inches above grade measured on the side of the barrier that faces away from the swimming pool.
See Section 8C-4 of the Code of Miami-Dade County for full details.
Chapter 33, Section 33-12 of the Municode for specific requirements for barriers.
Florida Statutes 515.27, 515.27, 515.29
Florida Building Code 424.2
For more information on code enforcement, call 786-315-2552.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:05:31 PM
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