Application for residential Decks
Also use this form for residential Pools
Permits are not required for storable pools that are under 15 feet in width and do not contain water levels over 1.5 feet
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Address for project: __________________________________ Municipality _______________________________
Owner: ____________________________________________ Application date: ___________
Phone ____________________ email __________________________________________
Mailing address if different from project location: _____________________________________________________
Application is for in ground pool ____ yes ____ no
Application is for above ground pool ____ yes ____ no
Application is for deck attached to dwelling ____ yes ____ no
Application for deck that is free standing ____yes _____ no
Will installer be a professional contractor: ____no _____ yes (Provide name) __________________________________
Answer questions that apply to your project
Decks elevated over 2 feet from grade require guardrails. Will you install guardrails ___ yes ____no
Deck stairs over three steps need handrails. Will you install handrails ___ yes ____no
Statutes require that unattended pools have public access by four foot high fencing or accidental entry covers certified as a protective measure to control entry by public. If above ground pools have four foot high side walls these will meet this protective measure for that area of the pool edge. In pool electronic alarms will not meet this requirement.
Will pool access be protected by ____ fencing _____ protective cover _____ flip up stairs for an above ground pool.
NOTE : Self closing fence or stair gates are required to protect access points to a pool.
Latching systems should be 40 inches above grade.
Flip up stair systems for above ground pools will meet protective requirements if entire pool edge will be
over 48 inches from grade when steps are in the upright position.
NOTE: Use of electricity around pools and decks is subject to National Electrical Codes. If not familiar with these codes consult a professional.
SETBACK NOTE: Town of Peshtigo requires 25 foot setback from side and rear lot line. Pools not allowed in front yard.
Oconto County requires pools to be at least 15 feet from a drainfield.
City of Peshtigo requires pools to be at least 20 feet from lot line. Pools not allowed in front yard.