November 27, 2009, Newsletter Issue #99: Houston Requires Fencing Around Swimming Pool Area

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Houston also has stipulations regarding a pool fence used for swimming pool safety.

The Houston Department of Heath and Human Services released literature to residents with the requirement that pools must have a child safety barrier spanning at least 48 inches in height with a self-closing, self-latching gate.

Bylaws such as this one highlight the importance of having a baby fence around your swimming pool area to prevent potential accidents.

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