Access gates shall be equipped with a self closing, self latching device located no less than 54 inches from the bottom of the gate. The device release shall be located on the pool side of the gate and so placed that it can-not be reached by a young child over the the top or through any opening or gap. Gates that provide access to the swimming must open away from the pool.
The top of the barrier shall be at least 48 inches above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pol.
The maximum vertical clearance between grade and the bottom of the barrier shall be 2 inches measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool.
The following diagram is required for all residential fence types.