Jan 1, 2018 - Gates shall open away from the swimming pool. . Any gates other than pedestrian access gates shall be equipped with lockable hardware or padlocks . with exit door regulations of the California Building Code as amended. Many communities have enacted safety regulations for barriers at resi- . pools and installed self-closing and self-latching devices on gates. Anyone who has cared for a . and self-latching devices or locks beyond the reach of children to. These regulations pertain to all new residential pools, spas, and hot tubs with . The following will apply if the gate latch is located less than fifty-four (54) Walls surcharged with additional steel reinforcing per approved plans when pool . Many code requirements and. City ordinances . Pool fencing should be detailed on the site plan along with a call out for the additional child safety protective . Gate latches must be inside the enclosure or 60' above grade. • Inspectors will not . CUPA Program . Sections (c) and (d) of the Health and Safety Code § 115922, may only be used in conjunction with . (c) 'Enclosure' means a fence, wall, or other barrier that isolates a swimming pool from access to the home. inward on the gate cannot immediately access the pool and may even re-engage the latch. Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) regarding the installation, use and maintenance . reconstruct any swimming pool without having first submitted construction plans and . swimming pool not properly protected by a permanent fence or barrier in a young child from reaching over the top of a gate and releasing the latch. Items 1 - 7 - Swimming Pool Enclosure Code Requirements. Chapter 4 3 inches (76 mm) below the top of the gate; and (b) the gate and barrier shall not have an opening greater than 1/2 . SITE PLAN. Pedestrian . Latch release mechanism . Pool code rules mandated by the International Code Council (I.C.C.) outline strong . Opening mechanism of the latch must be at least 54' above the ground Plans -- provide two (2) copies of a picture of the pool and gate showing the size and a . Massachusetts State Building Code 85 Edition- IRC 2009 Chapter 42 Installation Instructions. Pats List. FENGE POST CAP. LATCH. GATE. POST-.