Swimming Pool Permit Application & Requirements: Bethlehem, Connecticut (CT)

Below please find guidance relative to requirements to construct a swimming pool in the Town of Bethlehem, Connecticut (CT). If you have any questions relative to whether your proposed activity requires a Building Department permit, please do not hesitate to contact us at (860) 354-9346 so that we may assist you. We also offer full service land use permitting where we handle the entire permitting process from beginning to end. We greatly encourage you to perform a survey of your property prior to the installation of your swimming pool to ensure that you meet the applicable setbacks before you begin construction.

State of Connecticut Building Code Relative to Swimming Pool Enclosures
This document details the Connecticut Building Code’s requirements relative to swimming pool enclosures. Read this document thoroughly and carefully prior to installing the enclosure to your swimming pool.

Bethlehem Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide
This document provides 20 pages of instructions and guidance as to how to construct a deck in accordance with the various building codes.

Instructions for Worker’s Compensation Forms That Must be Filled Out
This document provides instructions as to which Worker’s Compensation Forms must be filled out dependent on the situation. Section 31-286b of the Workers’ Compensation Act requires anyone who requests a building permit to first submit “proof of workers’ compensation coverage for all of the employees who are engaged to perform services on the site of the construction project for which the permit was issued.” The only exceptions to this law are the sole proprietor or property owner who will not be acting as general contractor or principal employer.

Connecticut Public Act 05-124
This Act states that an applicant cannot file a permit application other than for interior work in an existing building or for exterior work that does not expand or alter the footprint of an existing building if the subject property is encumbered by a conservation restriction or preservation restriction. Please read the above Act fully to ensure that your permit will not be unnecessarily overturned if it is to be appealed.

If you have any questions regarding the interpretation of a local land use regulation or application or you are interested in working with us on a project, contact us at (860) 354-9346. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Please note that you should always contact the Town of Bethlehem to determine if the Regulations and/or application forms have recently changed.