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Pool, Hot Tub and Spa RequirementsH:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Building\Pool Spa Requirements.pdf Updated 1/18 ALL POOLS, HOT TUBS, OR SPAS SHALL COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING POOL AND SPA CODE. THE APPLICANT SHALL SUBMIT AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF THE COMPLETE SET OF PLANS ACCORDING TO RENTON FILE STANDARDS FOR ANY STRUCTURE OR ADDITION. SUBMITTED PLANS SHOULD BE A BUILDABLE SET OF DOCUMENTS. DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF CITY HALL TO THE PUBLIC WE ARE CURRENTLY USING A FILE SHARING SERVICE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS ELECTRONICALLY. EMAIL PERMITTECH@RENTONWA.GOV WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: • APPLICATION TYPE • ADDRESS OF PROPOSED WORK • PROJECT NAME YOU WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A LINK TO A WEBPAGE FOR YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS. 1. Completed Building Permit Application 2. Site Plan drawn to scale (1”=20’) showing location of pool, hot tub, or spa and showing required fence or enclosure. 3. A fence completely enclosing the pool, hot tub, or spa. The enclosure shall be a minimum of 4 feet in height. • Maximum spacing between finish grade and the bottom of the enclosure shall be 2 inches. • Maximum spacing between vertical members shall not exceed 4 inches. • Maximum spacing between horizontal members shall not exceed 1 ¾ inches. • Maximum spacing between diagonal members shall not exceed 1 ¾ inches. EXCEPTION TO THE FENCE REQUIREMENT: A residential swimming pool with a power safety cover or a residential spa with a safety cover complying with ASTM F 1346 does not require a fence enclosure. 4. If there are any gates in the fence they must be self-latching and have a latch not readily accessible to children. • Pedestrian access gates shall be self-closing and have a self-latching device. • The release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate at least 3 inches below the top of the gate. • Maximum spacing between fence members shall not exceed ½ inch within 18 inches of the release mechanism. RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATIONS: SWIMMING POOL / HOT TUB / SPA PERMITS INCLUDE ANY ASSOCIATED MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING WORK AND INSPECTION. IF ELECTRICAL WORK WILL BE PERFORMED, A SEPARATE ELECTRICAL PERMIT WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE OBTAINED BY A LICENSED ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR OR THE HOMEOWNER. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS POOLS, HOT TUBS AND SPAS Development Services Division 1055 S. Grady Way Renton, WA 98057 (425) 430-7200 www.rentonwa.gov H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Building\Pool Spa Requirements.pdf Updated 1/18 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Building\Pool Spa Requirements.pdf Updated 1/18