Permit Requirements & Timelines

Inground Pool permit

Inground pool constructions typically require a residential building permit – an inground pool permit. The required inground pool permit for an inground pool construction vary by state, county, and city (as shown in the table below)Each municipality has specific inground pool construction regulations and restrictions, covering such things as pool size, location, fencing, and setback distances. You will need to show that your design and construction plan complies with these requirements in order to obtain your inground pool permit.

Reasons Behind a Inground Pool Permit

  • Liability – for the designers, builders, and you as a home owner
  • Inspection – The city/county/state might need to do an inspection of the job site to make sure all building and construction is safe
  • Quality – with an inground pool permit this ensures that you are getting a quality pool that you deserve

Possible Additional Building Permits

  • Grading plan
  • Erosion control plan
  • Well and Septic permits
  • Soil Tests
  • Conservation and preservation permits

 

For more information, contact us or visit our Permit Process page.

STATECOUNTYREAR SETBACKSSIDE SETBACKSWELL/SEPTIC SETBACKS/INFORMATIONTIME FRAME*ASTM F1346 AUTO COVER IN LIEU OF FENCENOTESBPOL #Phone NumberWEBSITE
DC 3 MONTHSEROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL PLAN, WATER RISER DIAGRAM41051500462More Information

MARYLANDANNE ARUNDELDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONE4-6 WEEKSYESMHIC 3226More Information
MARYLANDFREDERICKDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONEHEALTH REVIEW1-2 WEEKSYES>100 CUBIC YARDS GRADING PLAN MHIC 3226More Information
MARYLANDMONTGOMERY5′ or 7′ DEPENDS ON ZONE 5′ or 7′ DEPENDS ON ZONE10′6-8 WEEKSNOSEDIMENT CONTROL, RIGHT OF WAY, AND POSSIBLE FORREST CONSERVATION PERMITMHIC 3226More Information
MARYLANDPRINCE GEORGESDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONE6-8 WEEKSNOMHIC 3226More Information
MARYLANDQUEEN ANNE3′3′MHIC 3226More Information
VIRGINIAALBEMARLE3-6 MONTHSYES151457-268102More Information
VIRGINIAALEXANDRIA CITYDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONE3 MONTHSYESSOIL TESTING,HAULING PERMIT AND POSSIBLE HISTORICAL CONSERVATON PERMIT (CONSERVATION@ALEXANDRIAVA.GOV)135274-2017p&z 703-746-4666More Information
VIRGINIAARLINGTON COUNTY4-7 MONTHS (GRADING PLAN)YES>2500 SQFT GRADING PLAN (15K BUDGET), POSSIBLE VDOT PERMITBLC-1000069638-02More Information
VIRGINIACLARKE COUNTY4-6 WEEKS 2433More Information
VIRGINIAFAIRFAX CITYNo, 6′ Foot Fence More Information
VIRGINIAFAIRFAX COUNTYDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONE4-7 MONTHS (GRADING PLAN)YES>2500 SQFT GRADING PLAN (15K BUDGET), POSSIBLE VDOT PERMIT731982More Information
VIRGINIAVIENNA TOWN4-7 MONTHS (GRADING PLAN)YES>2500 SQFT GRADING PLAN (15K BUDGET), POSSIBLE VDOT PERMIT1670More Information
VIRGINIAFALLS CHURCH CITYYES>2500 SQFT GRADING PLAN (15K BUDGET), POSSIBLE VDOT PERMIT More Information
VIRGINIAFAUQUIER COUNTY5′ HEALTH DEPT APPROVAL4-6 WEEKSYES>10,000 SQFT EROSION AND SEDIMENT PLAN5273More Information
VIRGINIAFLUVANNA COUNTYDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONE3 -6 WEEKS YES with request for a modificationMay ask for a Silt fence More Information
VIRGINIAFREDRICKSBURG CITY6-8 WEEKSYES22731More Information
VIRGINIALOUDOUN1- 3 MONTHSYESB111855More Information
VIRGINIAMADISON4-6 WEEKSYES
VIRGINIAMANASSAS CITY10′15′20′ HEALTH DEPT APPROVAL6-8 WEEKSYESGRADING PLAN More Information
VIRGINIANELSON2-3 WEEKSYES>10,000 SQFT EROSION AND SEDIMENT PLAN612
VIRGINIAPRINCE WILLIAM5′5′20′ HEALTH DEPT APPROVAL6-8 WEEKSYESPROPERTY < 3 ACRES - pool in backyard only
PROPERTY >3 ACRES – pool in any yard area
10015787-2017More Information
VIRGINIARAPPAHANNOCKDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONEVDOH APPROVAL4-6 WEEKSYES>10,000 SQFT EROSION AND SEDIMENT PLAN More Information
VIRGINIASTAFFORD4-6 WEEKSNO More Information
VIRGINIAWARRENDEPENDS ON ZONEDEPENDS ON ZONE2-3 WEEKS >10,000 SQFT EROSION AND SEDIMENT PLAN More Information
VIRGINIAWINCHESTER4-6 WEEKSNO More Information
WEST VIRGINIAWV055895More Information

*Inground Pool Permit timeframes are the usual time frames but timeframes may change based on pandemics, amount of permits being processed, and other contributing factors.

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