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Bonding paver base around pools?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by mrusk, Mar 16, 2007.

  1. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    I got some estimates for pools this weekend. I had the townships fax me code documents. Both towns in this one county want a electrical permit pulled and a bonding grid install in the base material 3 feet around the pool. This is in Southern Nj and it is the biggest pain in the arse thing.

    Is this a NJ state wide thing or only in certain townships?
  2. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    we do a lot of pool decks, and we always have to bond all the metal objects (stairs, handrails, etc.)...
    never had to use a wire grid, but i can see why they want it.
  3. Henry

    Henry LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    A friend, here in north Jersey, just installed a pool in November and was told this is a new requirement. He didn't have to install it though because he applied for the permits before the new code was instated.

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