Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs

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Building Permit Requirements

  • You must obtain building permits for your project.
  • Building plans are required and must be designed under the current building code.
  • A site-related plan may be required to show the impact of your construction on your property.
  • Your project must be inspected to ensure the construction is in accordance with the code and the approved plans.

Learn more in our Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs publication

More Questions?

For more information, follow the link above, go to our FAQs, email us or call the Permit Application Center at 703-222-0801, TTY 711.  If you are looking for information on your commercial pool, visit our Operating Community Pools page.

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