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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D 2 is the point at which the floor begins to slope upwards to the transition point.

The floor or bottom surface of the pool shall have a nonslip finish as smooth as possible. You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time. Suction outlets shall be designed to produce circulation throughout the pool or spa.

All pool drain outlets shall be equipped with gratings having an area of openings not less than four 4 times the cross sectional area of the outlet pipe. Standards Subscriptions from ANSI provides a money-saving, multi-user solution for accessing standards. It is also intended to assist local jurisdictions and other regulatory bodies, where necessary, in the development and promulgation of criteria for residential inground swimming pools.

A fence, a wall, a building wall, the wall of an aboveground swimming pool, or hspi combination thereof, which completely surrounds the swimming pool and obstructs access to the swimming pool. Section AG – Barrier Requirements: Single or multiple pump circulation systems shall be provided with a minimum of two 2 suction outlets of the approved type.

For public pools where water skimmers are used, there shall be znsi least one skimming device for each six hundred square feet Gaseous chlorination system shall not be made use of as a disinfection method of pool water.

ANSI/NSPI – Residential Inground Swimming Pools

Such vacuum relief systems shall include at least one approved or engineered method of the type specified herein, as follows: Association of pool and spa professionals [APSP]. The energy requirements for residential pools and inground spas shall be as specified in Sections The energy requirements for portable spas shall be in accordance with Section A minimum of 200 recirculation system inlet shall be provided for every six hundred fifteen square feet of surface area of the pool. The effective date is October 1, Metal Fences, Asi Or Railings: Treads of steps asni ladders shall be constructed of nonslip material and at least three inches nspu wide for their full length.


A private swimming pool with a surface area no greater than ninety six 96 square feet in the aggregate. The objective of this standard is to provide recommended minimum guidelines for the design, equipment, installation, and use of residential inground swimming pools.

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. The alarm shall automatically reset under all conditions.

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.

This standard is not included in any packages. The answers to the above stated questions were given with the understanding that the said questions are to be considered individually and not collectively. A “swimming pool” includes all appurtenant equipment, such as, but not limited to, pumps, filters and disinfectant equipment. Lighting shall be directed so as not to constitute a nuisance or annoyance to other property owners.

ANSI/APSP Standards & Specifications List

Jet inlet fittings shall not be deemed subject to this requirement. No part of any swimming pool shall be located between the front line of any residence located on the same lot as the pool and any street abutting said lot.

Maximum velocity limits are: Pools shall be equipped with facilities for completely emptying the pool and the discharge of the pool water shall be at a rate not exceeding two hundred gallons per minute.


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: Maximum system flow is anzi 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.


Where a wall of a dwelling serves as part of the barrier, one of the following conditions shall be met: The alarm system shall be equipped with a manual means, such as touchpad or switch, to temporarily deactivate the alarm for a single opening.

Solar pool heating systems shall be permitted to run at higher speeds during periods of usable solar heat gain. Pedestrian access gates shall open outward away from the pool and shall be self-closing and have a self-latching device. 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 system’s supply of recirculated water and makeup water to the pool shall be constructed in conformance with all the applicable provisions of this code. The barrier shall be designed, to the extent reasonably possible, in such a way so as to discourage easy climbing from the outside. The walk area shall be constructed of impervious material, and the surfaces shall be of such as to nspl smooth and easily cleaned and of nonslip construction.