Since insects will reproduce in the water of pools whose filtration systems is turned off, from May 15 to September 15 of any given year, it is prohibited to allow water in a pool or other body of water to deteriorate to the point where its clarity is affected.
Mesures relating to pools
Pools are authorized in secondary front yards as well as side and rear yards only.
The total surface area of accessory buildings and structures must not exceed 20% of the lot’s surface area. Accessory buildings and structures included in this percentage are: detached garages, sheds, pools, patios, porches, balconies, hot tubs, sidewalk around the pool, gazebos, pergolas, arbours and private greenhouses (does not include walkways, driveways and the walkway at the building’s entrance).
Pools are authorized, as accessory structures, in all "Housing (H)" usage classes.
Only one pool can be built on a lot.
An in-ground pool must be entirely surrounded by a sidewalk covered by or built from a skid-proof material. It must be at least 1 metre wide and located at least 1 metre from any property line without encroaching on an underground servitude.
Equipment providing access to above-ground pools, such as ladders steps, ramps or terraces, must be removable or designed so as to prevent access in periods when the pool is not in use.
Water drainage system
Pool water must be drained exclusively into the storm sewer, if there is one.
Lifesaving materials and equipment
A pool must have the following lifesaving equipment easily accessible at all times:
A pool used after sunset must have a lighting system making it possible to see the bottom of the pool in its entirety.
USES, WORKS AND CONSTRUCTIONS AUTHORIZED IN A ZONE SUBJECT TO FLOODING (RECURRENCE: 0-20 YEARS)
The construction or installation of an above-ground and/or in-ground pool for residential use is authorized in keeping with the following conditions: