A pool permit is required, however there are no fees. Contact the Community Development Department for the permit. You may call the Community Development Director Cathy Mustard or the House Inspector Noel Massey at (417) 532-2156.
You must call1-800-dig-rite before digging. They will mark all utilities.
Pools require an enclosure if it contains water over 24 inches. Openings in the fence shall not permit the passage of a 4-inch diameter sphere. It shall be equipped with self-closing and self-latching gates. Lattice cannot be used for the enclosure. The top of the enclosure must be 48 inches above grade.
If you want to use the pool structure as a barrier you must submit a written plan to the City for approval. Not all structures will be approved as the barrier. It must meet the Building Code.
A copy can be obtained from the Community Development office.
PLEASE CONTACT BUILDING AND ZONING BEFORE CONSTRUCTING A POOL. IT IS THE PROPERTY OWNERS RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE A PERMIT HAS BEEN OBTAINED.