Gloucester County, Virginia

Commonly Requested Guidelines – Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs – Recently revised

Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

Above ground swimming pools 24” in depth or greater, In-ground swimming pools and hot tubs of any type require an Application and approval of the ARC. All swimming pools 24” in depth or greater must be fenced in accordance with the regulations for fences, must be screened from view and must adhere to the Gloucester County Code for Residential Swimming pools & Spas.  Hot tubs must be fenced in or screened from view and must have a permanent, locking cover. No portion of the pool or hot tub or surrounding deck may be placed within any public or private easement.