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Mt. Vernon, Missouri- Pool Code  

Issue: Residential fence height requirement

Affects:  Those who build residential pools

Send comments to: Regan Ratliff, rratliff@phta.org

Summary:  Mt. Vernon City Council heard the second and final reading of an ordinance seeking to amend the city code pertaining to residential swimming pool fence height requirements.  The City Council voted to amend the fence height requirement from 6 feet to 4 feet. 

PHTA members should note this change is consistent with requirements set forth in the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. 

Status: Mt. Vernon City Council adopted the ordinance with an immediate effective date. 

July 23 Agenda: http://www.mtvernon-cityhall.org/meetings/agendas/Agenda072319.pdf