ANSINSPIResidential Inground Swimming Pools-This standard is a revision of ANSI/NSPI-5 , Standard for Residential Inground Swimming. Standards such as ANSI/AHAM RAC, Room Air For homes with inground pools, ANSI/NSPI , Residential Inground Swimming. For the design, equipment, and installation of residential inground swimming pools. This standard is referenced in the International Codes. PURCHASE .

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However, the area within the swimming pool barrier, excluding the swimming pool and walk ajsi, shall not exceed one thousand two hundred forty 1, square feet.

The barrier 203 be designed, to the extent reasonably possible, in such a way so as to discourage easy climbing from the outside. Appendix G of the international one- and two-family dwelling code,is hereby adopted as part of this chapter in the following amended and restated form and shall read as follows to the extent that said amended appendix G is inconsistent with the other provisions of this chapter, the more restrictive provisions shall govern and prevail: All swimming pools shall be provided with a recirculating skimming device or overflow gutters to remove scum and foreign matter from the surface of the water.

Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is less than 45 inches 1, mmthe horizontal members shall be located on the swimming pool side of the barrier.

In swimming pools thirty feet 30′ in width or less, water xnsi system outlets shall be located so as to provide at least one outlet at the nsp point in the pool. The objective of this standard is to provide recommended minimum guidelines for the design, equipment, installation, ns;i use of residential inground swimming pools.

Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will wnsi monitored. Maximum system flow is not defined in this standard; the flow requirement is that the equipment shall be sized to provide a turnover of the pool water at least once every twelve 12 hours.

See nspk of Private Swimming Pool. A fence, a wall, a building wall, the wall of an aboveground swimming pool, or a combination thereof, which completely surrounds the swimming pool and obstructs access to the swimming pool.

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D 0203 is the point at which the floor begins to slope upwards to the transition point. Pools shall be equipped with suitable facilities for adding makeup water as needed.


The walk area shall be constructed of impervious material, and the 203 shall be of such as to be smooth and easily cleaned and of nonslip construction.

Materials and construction used in swimming pools shall comply with the applicable requirements of this code.

These suction outlets shall be piped so that water is drawn through them simultaneously through a vacuum relief-protected line to the pump or pumps. Any disinfection method using materials other than chlorine compounds shall be subject to the approval of the building officer. This standard does not address return side velocities.

Ani standard is not included in any packages. If the makeup water supply line discharges to a surge or balancing tank, the point of discharge shall be at least six inches 6″ above the rim of the tank. Single outlet systems, such as automatic vacuum cleaner systems, or other such multiple suction outlets whether isolated by valves or otherwise shall be protected against user entrapment.

ANSI/NSPI – Residential Inground Swimming Pools

Sight glasses that can be easily removed for cleaning shall be provided in effluent line from the filter units. The anis used for backwashing filters shall have sufficient capacity to provide a filter backwash rate of at least twelve 12 gallons per minute per square foot of filter area.

Equipment shall be provided for the disinfection of all pool water. Solid barriers which do not have openings, such as a masonry or stone wall, shall not contain indentations or protrusions except for normal construction tolerances and tooled masonry joints. The Petitioner is in snpi process of designing a 10, gallon residential swimming pool with a therapy spa in Bradenton, Florida, in accordance with the Florida Building Code.

See figure in section of this chapter. Swimming pool water recirculation system inlet shall be located so as to produce, so far as possible, uniform circulation of water throughout the pool without the existence of dead spots and to carry pool bottom deposits to the outlets, and shall discharge at a minimum depth of ten inches 10″ below the pool overflow level.

Add to Alert PDF. Section AG – Abbreviations: Gates other than pedestrian access gates shall have a self-latching device.

ANSI/NSPI-5 2003 Standard for Residential Inground Swimming Pools (PDF Download)

Swimming pools shall be designed to withstand the water pressure from within and to resist the pressure of the earth when the pool is empty and a certificate of an architect licensed by the state or of a structural engineer licensed by the state, shall be required as evidence of such design characteristics.


The system’s supply of recirculated water and makeup water to the anso shall be constructed in conformance with all the applicable provisions of this code.

Any outdoor swimming pool shall be completely enclosed by a barrier which shall not be more than fifteen feet 15′ from the edge of the walk areas as required by this chapter; and the combined measurement between the edge of said walk areas and said required barrier as measured at the farthest points of separation on each of ns;i four 4 sides shall not exceed thirty two feet 32′ in total.

Sufficient filter area shall be provided to filter the entire contents of the pool in eighteen 18 hours at the rate of not more than three 3 gallons per square foot of filter area per minute.

ANSI/NSPI-5 Standard for Residential Inground Swimming Pools (PDF Download)

Underwater lighting fixtures shall be approved for the service. No pool shall be drained into any septic system or septic field or be drained in such manner as to cause such septic system or septic field to malfunction or to contribute to the malfunction of any such septic system or septic field.

Lighting shall be directed so as not to constitute a nuisance or annoyance to other property owners. Conclusions of Law The Florida Building Commission has the specific statutory authority to interpret the provisions of the Florida Building Code by entering a declaratory statement. The Petitioner asks three questions regarding this project: Maximum mesh size for chain link fences shall be a 2.

The recirculation system pump shall have sufficient capacity to discharge the volume of water required for an eight 8 hour turnover of the pool against the maximum head in the recirculating system. Pool filtration pump motors shall meet the following requirements: