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Life Saver of Western Pennsylvania services all of Pennsylvania (PA).

Outdoor swimming pools in the state of Pennsylvania must adhere to state requirements regarding pool fence barriers. These regulations vary on a local-level which means homeowners must check with their local township for specific requirements.

Generally, pool fence requirements mandate that a pool must be completely surrounded by a barrier that obstructs access to the swimming pool. Pennsylvania sitewide building code mandates throughout all of Pennsylvania that all pools must be fenced on all sides with a structure at least 48-inches high. Any body of water more than 24-inches deep is considered a pool and must meet required safety standards.

For above ground pools—The sides of the pool, if 48 inches, may be considered the fence. A removable or locking ladder is required and it must be removed or locked when the pool is not in use. For in-ground pools, all fence gates must be self-closing and latching.

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