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47.00- No swimming pool shall be constructed or operated in any zone, whether an accessory use, use or a principal use, unless it complies with the following conditions and requirements.

47.01- EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE USE IN ALL RESIDENTIAL ZONES- If a swimming pool is located in any Residential Zone, the pool shall be intended and used solely for the enjoyment of the occupants of the principal building of the property on which it is located and their guests.

47.02- DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS- The swimming pool, if accessory to the residential use, may be located anywhere on the premises except in a required front yard, provided it shall not be located closer than ten (10) feet to any property line of the property on which located; provide further that pump and filter installations shall be located not closer than ten (10) feet to any property line.

47.03- FENCING- See latest version of the Connecticut State Building Code.
(Amended effective 10/15/94)

47.04- LIGHTING- Any lighting used to illuminate the swimming pool area shall be so arranged as to deflect the light from adjoining properties.

47.05- ZONING CERTIFICATE REQUIRED- No person, firm or corporation shall construct or install a swimming pool or make any alterations thereon or in the appurtenances thereof without having first submitted an application and plans thereof for approval.

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