Health Department

 

Chauncy Williams, R.E.H.S./R.S - Director 

Department of Health Services

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 220
Ennis, TX 75120

Physical Address:
105 S. Preston Street

Ennis, TX 75119

Ph: (972) 875-6442
Fx: (972) 875-8540

healthdept@ennistx.gov

Code & Environmental Enforcement > Unenclosed Pool or Spa

Unenclosed Pool or Spa

  City of Ennis Department of Health Services  

 

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Pool Yard Enclosures

Section AG 105 “Barrier Requirements” of the 2009 International Residential Codes (City of Ennis Ordinance) States:  

Property owners  are required to have a barrier that consist of a fence and/ or wall that completely surrounds a swimming pool that obstructs access to the swimming pool.

  • The  top of the barrier must be at least 48 inches (4 feet) above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool
  • Openings on the barrier are not allowed to exceed 4 inches
  • Doors or gates must be equipped with self-closing and self-latching devices

To report violations, for specific information about each of these code violations, or information on how to acquire an information brochure, M-F 8a.m. - 5p.m. please call (972) 875-1234 or  by at Email.