You must build a fence around any body of water (swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, artificial ponds) outdoors on privately owned property where the water can be deeper than 0.6 metres (2 feet).

You must get a permit before you can build a pool fence. A pool fence or a pool enclosure must be at least 1.2 metres (4 feet) high.

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Warning About Inflatable Children’s Pools:

You must get a permit for any pools, spas, hot tubs or artificial ponds to protect young children, animals and the public in general. To obtain a pool fence permit, please call 905-874-2090, Monday through Friday (except for holidays), between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ​​​​