Pool Enclosure Permit

If you are installing a pool or hot tub on your property in the Town of Stouffville, there needs to be a fence enclosing it from neighbouring properties. You must apply for a pool enclosure permit to build a fence around your pool.

View the Swimming Pool and Hot-tub Bylaw to learn more about the proper design and installation of swimming pools and hot-tubs.

Apply for a permit

To apply for a pool enclosure permit, please submit the following forms and plans to the Building Services counter located in our Municipal Offices at 111 Sandiford Dr.


You need to include the following plans in your application package:

  • A site plan prepared using a current survey
  • Details of the proposed fence, including height, type of material and location
  • Gate location and details
  • Location of septic system (if applicable)
  • Setbacks from pool equipment to the property line

Permit cost

$249 CDN
  • If your property has on-site sewage service, there is an additional fee of $180

We accept cash, cheque or debit for fee payments.

Building and Planning Counter
111 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville ON
(905) 640-1900

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