Pool Fence Regulations

Is Your Pool Fence Approved?


Los Angeles County has given its approval to meet its building code to the 5-foot polyester mesh pool fence from Guardian Pool Fence Systems of Van Nuys, Calif.

According to the company, the city’s code is one of the toughest in the world and this is the first time that the city has given its approval for such a fence.


The firm invented and manufactures the only removable, climb-resistant gate in the world. Its pool fence structure requirements include locking sleeves and a self-closing gate, all design specifically to protect small children from getting into the pool is.


Here is a summary of the Pool Fence Regulations  in L.A. County:


  • The fence needs to be 60″ high and no more than 2″ off the ground. 4″ above ground if on a solid stone or concrete surface. 
  • If plan to do a metal fence the Vertical rods can be 4″ apart if the Horizontal rods are apart 45″ or wider
  • Vertical rods need to be 1.75″ apart if the horizontal rods are less than 45″ apart. 
  • Horizontal rods have to be on the side near the pool. 


See our original research report  from the City of Los Angeles


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