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Department of Buildings

Fireworks stands require permits from DOB; we will be processing applications through July 3, 2024. New applicants should view this form and follow the outlined steps, while returning applicants should follow the instructions laid out in this form. For any questions, please Contact DOB.

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Swimming Pool Permit

Permit Description

A swimming pool permit is needed for the construction of and modification to a swimming pool. Separate permits may needed for the installation of water systems.

Submission Requirements

  1.  Architectural plans, a site plan and a surveyor’s plat are required for plan review.
  2. The surveyor’s plat should indicate the location of the pool and must be stamped by the architect.
  3. A water riser diagram should also be submitted to show the water connection and service details. (DC Water will be required to review).

Application Process

  1. Begin your permit application under the permit type for a Swimming Pool Permit.
  2. Complete all required questions/fields (i.e. existing and proposed uses, type of pool, whether a fence will be provided, and number of gallons).
  3. Your application will be reviewed and you will receive notification for next steps to begin the plan review (please view for the criteria and requirements for the different types of plan review).



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