ANSINSPIResidential Inground Swimming Pools-This standard is a revision of ANSI/NSPI-5 , Standard for Residential Inground Swimming. Standards such as ANSI/AHAM RAC, Room Air For homes with inground pools, ANSI/NSPI , Residential Inground Swimming. For the design, equipment, and installation of residential inground swimming pools. This standard is referenced in the International Codes. PURCHASE .

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The bspi of this standard is to provide recommended minimum guidelines for the design, equipment, installation, and use of residential inground swimming pools. The objective of this standard is to provide recommended minimum guidelines for the design, equipment, installation, and use of residential inground swimming pools. The energy requirements for residential pools and inground spas shall nxpi as specified in Sections Pedestrian access gates shall open outward away from the pool and shall be self-closing and have a self-latching device.

The top of the barrier shall be at least 60 nspj above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. The alarm shall sound continuously for a minimum of 30 seconds immediately after the door is opened and be capable of nepi heard throughout the house during normal household activities. A private swimming pool with a surface area no greater than ninety six 96 square feet in the aggregate. Single outlet systems, such as automatic vacuum cleaner systems, or other such multiple suction outlets whether isolated by valves or otherwise shall be protected against user entrapment.

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The swimming pools’ circulation systems shall consist of pumping equipment, hair and lint catcher, filters, together with the necessary pipe connections to the pool inlets and outlets, facilities ansl pipe connections necessary for backwashing filter, and filters, and facilities and equipment for disinfecting the pool water. Drawings and plans first shall be presented to the building officer for examination and approval, and each pool shall be constructed in conformity with the approved plans.

Lighting shall be directed so as not to constitute a nuisance or annoyance to other property owners.

Add to Alert PDF. The following words and terms shall, for the purpose of this chapter and as used elsewhere in this code, have the meaning shown herein: The pump used for backwashing filters shall have sufficient capacity to provide a filter backwash rate of at least twelve 12 gallons per minute per square foot of filter area. Said drawings and plans shall identify the side and rear yards of the property on which the swimming pool is proposed to be located as such yards are established by the village zoning ordinance.


If a hose connection from a sill cock or other plumbing fixture is to be used for supplying makeup water, then an approved vacuum breaker shall be installed between the sill cock or control valve at the fixture and the hose connection.

Pumps, filters, heaters, and other mechanical and electrical equipment shall be located outside of the pool enclosure. Swimming pool walls and floors shall be constructed of any impervious material which will provide a tight tank with white or light colored finish and easily cleaned surfaces.

The barrier shall be designed, to the extent reasonably possible, in such a way so as to discourage easy climbing from the outside. Maximum system flow is not defined in this standard; the flow requirement is that the equipment shall be sized to provide a turnover of the pool water at least once every twelve 12 hours.

This standard was approved December 16, The Petitioner asks three questions regarding this project:. See definition of Private Swimming Pool. Proceed to Checkout Continue Shopping. Already Subscribed to this document. All swimming pools shall be provided with a recirculating skimming device or overflow gutters to remove scum and foreign matter from the surface of the water.

A minimum horizontal or vertical distance of three 3 feet shall separate such outlets. If the makeup water supply line discharges to a surge or balancing tank, the point of discharge shall be at least six inches 6″ above the rim of the tank.

Where there are decorative cutouts within vertical members, spacing within the cutouts shall not exceed 1. Section AG – Abbreviations: In swimming pools thirty feet 30′ in width or less, water circulation system outlets shall be located so as to provide at least one outlet at the deepest point in the pool.

The walk area shall be constructed of impervious material, and the surfaces shall be of such as to be smooth and easily cleaned and of nonslip construction.

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The Petitioner is in the process of designing a 10, gallon residential swimming pool with a therapy spa in Anwi, Florida, in accordance with the Florida Building Code. Underwater lighting fixtures shall be approved for the service.

The alarm system shall be equipped with a manual means, such as touchpad or switch, to temporarily deactivate the alarm for a single opening.


Swimming pool water recirculation system inlet shall be located so as to produce, so far as possible, uniform circulation of water throughout the pool without the existence of dead spots and to carry pool bottom deposits to the outlets, and shall discharge at a minimum depth of ten inches 10″ below the pool overflow anso. This definition includes inground, aboveground and onground swimming pools, hot tubs and spas.

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Standards Subsctiption may be the perfect solution. No less than two 2 or more means of egress in the form of steps snsi ladders shall be provided for all swimming pools, one of which shall be located at the deep end of the pool and one of which shall be located at the shallow end of the pool.

Recirculating systems shall contain rapid pressure filters.

Every swimming pool shall have a recirculating system with an hourly capacity equal to the pool volume divided by eight 8 i. All discharged water shall be drained entirely upon the property on which the swimming pool is located and shall not flow on any adjoining property. Any disinfection method using materials other than chlorine compounds shall be subject to the approval of the building officer. No swimming pool shall extend two feet six inches 2’6″ or more aboveground.

The ndpi features shall be as follows: Solid barriers which do not have openings, such as a masonry or stone wall, shall not contain indentations or protrusions except for normal construction tolerances wnsi tooled masonry joints. We andi no amendments mspi corrections for this standard. The flow and velocity limits in this standard are intended to prevent suction entrapment.

The three industry standards and their respective flow and velocity requirements are: Where a wall of a dwelling serves as part of the barrier, one of the following conditions shall be met: The recirculation system pump shall have sufficient capacity to discharge the volume of water required for an eight 8 hour turnover of the pool against the maximum head in the recirculating system.

Section AG – Barrier Requirements: