A swimming pool fence permit is formal permission from the municipality to commence construction of a swimming pool and its enclosure. It means the swimming pool fence permit application has been reviewed by the municipality for compliance to the applicable regulations.

Swimming pool fence permits are necessary to ensure that zoning standards, fencing requirements, safety and other applicable regulations are met. It is the property owner's responsibility to ensure a swimming pool fence permit is obtained when required. The property owner is also required to fill out a Site Alteration and Grading Application to ensure that any alterations will not affect your neighbours property in any way.

Swimming pool fence permits and a Site Alteration and Grading Application are required for all types of swimming pools as defined in By-Law 56-2011- Swimming Pool Fence.

Swimming pool fence permit applications  and Site Alteration and Grading Applications can be made through Planning & Building Services. Please ensure completed applications are legible, it is preferred that the fillable online application forms are used.

Before beginning the application process, please review the Swimming Pool Fence Guide.

Should you have enquiries regarding swimming pool fence permits please call Building Services at (519) 633-2560.

The Permit fee is a flat rate and can be found in the Building By-law. These fees are subject to change without notice.