Is a permit required for a swimming pool?

A permit is required for all swimming pools, either above-ground or below-ground pools, which are capable of holding water 24 inches or deeper. A minimum 48-inch safety barrier is also required.  This is typically a fence, or in the case of an above-ground pool the sidewall may serve as the barrier.  Access limitations may apply.  Setback requirements are the same as for other accessory structures. Contact the Building Official at 641-673-7472 for help with specific requirements.

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1. Do I need a permit for a fence?
2. Can a fence go on the property line?
3. Can I do my own work on my home and do I need a permit?
4. Do I need a permit for a deck?
5. Do I need a permit for a shed or other accessory building?
6. Do I need a permit to replace my roof?
7. Are frost depth footings required for a detached garage or other accessory building?
8. When do I need a building permit?
9. Where should smoke and/or carbon monoxide detectors be located in my home?
10. Is a permit required for a swimming pool?
11. Where should ground-fault electrical receptacles be located?
12. How do I find out how my property is zoned?
13. Can I have a home-based business?
14. How can I find out if my property is in a flood zone?
15. Who do I contact to tell me where my property lines are?
16. Are chickens allowed within city limits?
17. Are horses allowed within city limits?
18. Are bees allowed within city limits?
19. Do I need a permit outside city limits?