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Public Pool Checklist

Public Pool Checklist
Architects and Engineers in meeting the requirements related to public pool construction under the Ontario Building Code, Division B, Section 3.11. The Ontario Building Code defines a public pool as:   "a structure, basin, chamber or tank containing or intended to contain an artificial body of water for swimming, water sport, water recreation or entertainment, but does not include,

    (a) Pools operated in conjunction with less than six dwelling units, suites or single family residences or any combination of them,
    (b) Pools that are used only for commercial display and demonstration purposes,
    (c) Wading pools,
    (d) Hydro-massage pools, or
    (e) Pools that serve only as receiving basins for persons at the bottom of water slides.

If your project includes a public pool, please complete the checklist and include it with your building permit submission.