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Swimmming Pool Zoning Laws and Fencing Requirements Borough of Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County

June 11, 2018

Updated as of June 2018


A swimming pool that is operated for profit and open to the public or to a limited number of members and their guests, upon payment of an hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, annual or other fee.


A swimming pool located on a single family lot with a residence on it and used as an accessory to the residence, and said pool is utilized with no admission charges and not for the purpose of profit. Also, a pool located on the premises of a hotel, motel, or multifamily building or townhouse complex for use by hotel or motel guests or by residents of the multifamily building or townhouse complex.


The same as “swimming pool, commercial.”

Recreation areas shall be provided at the rate of at least 250 square feet per dwelling unit. If a swimming pool area or areas are to be installed, they are to include a pool of a size at least equivalent to 15 square feet per unit, except no pool less than 500 square feet will be allowed, and no pool greater than 3,000 square feet shall be required. An auxiliary building or buildings providing for lavatories and storage shall also be erected in conjunction with pools.


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