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Swimming Pool Alarms

Reference Number: MTAS-337
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: October 18, 2017
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T.C.A. §§ 68-14-801—807 require an alarm on any swimming pool installed or substantially altered on or after January 1, 2011. A municipality may not issue a permit for construction or substantial alteration of a swimming pool unless the project calls for an alarm. The requirement is not applicable to public swimming pools or multi-family housing swimming pools.

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