Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

GENERAL INFORMATION 

A permit is required for the construction of a swimming pool. The building requirements adopted by the City for swimming pool permits 2018 International Swimming pool and Spa Code (ISPSC).

SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS 

Please apply through My Government Online.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Construction Drawing
  • Site Plan/Survey
    • Official site plan indicating the proposed swimming pool along with existing utilities.
  • Approval letter from the Homeowners Association (HOA) if applicable.

INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

An inspection request must be scheduled through My Government Online and performed by the City of Mont Belvieu for each task listed below:

  • Pool Layout Inspection 
    • The location of the swimming pool matches the site plan/survey provided to the city.
    • Confirmation that 8-1-1 has been called for line location.
  • Pool Steel Inspection 
    • All rebar is in and lifted off the ground along with sidewall and with bonding.
  • Pool Electrical Rough Inspection 
    • Conduit is installed and wiring is done.
  • Pool In-Ground Plumbing Inspection
    • All plumbing is installed and on test before covering to check for leaks.
  • Pool Deck Steel and Bonding Inspection 
    • All rebar is in and lifted off the ground with bonding.
  • Pool Fence and Door Alarm Inspection - Prior to Pool Being Filled
    • The permanent barrier (fence) for the pool is in compliance with the 2018 ISPSC.
    • The back door of the home has an alarm/chime when opened. (Must be different from all other doors.)
    • The fence gate must be spring-loaded and self-closing with a latch height of at least 54 inches.
  • Gas Meter Release/Final Inspection 
    • If needed – gas plumbing needs to be pressurized with a gauge on it, for testing.
    • The site has been cleared of all waste and debris.

Schedule an Inspection

Use My Government Online to request all inspections. If for any reason you cannot log into your account, please:

  • Call the Customer Service line at (866) 957-3764
  • then press 5 for a new inspection.

All Inspection requests placed before 8:00 a.m. Monday through Friday will have a same-day inspection.