Swimming Pools

 The following are required when requesting a permit for a swimming pool:

  1.  Building permit application.  If contractors are being used they shall be listed on your application at the time of submittal.
  2. Construction documents. One set of scaled (¼” = 1’) construction plans on white paper in blue or black ink stamped and signed by a Colorado registered Professional Engineer.  Plans shall include:
    • Site plan showing dimensions to property lines and other structures.
    • Location and detail of the required pool/spa/hot tub barrier.
  3.  Drainage Erosion and Sediment Control – Complete DESC submittal (DESC Application, Erosion and Sediment Control Drawing, Lot Specific Drainage Plan, and DESC Plan Standard Notes  and Details). Any questions related to DESC Plan design requirements, DESC Plan submittal and permitting process, or DESC inspection requirements should be directed to the Douglas        County Engineering Services Division 303-660-7490.
  4.  Letter from Architectural Control Committee (ACC) (where applicable).  If this letter is not included with your submittal, your permit will be placed “on hold” for 10 working days to allow for the notification of the Architectural Control Committee.

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