2014 Tennessee Code
Title 68 - Health, Safety and Environmental Protection
Health
Chapter 14 - Hotels, Food Service Establishments and Swimming Pools
Part 8 - Katie Beth's Law [Pool Alarms]
§ 68-14-805 - Alarm installation required for final approval of electrical wiring and for building permit -- Offense.

TN Code § 68-14-805 (2014) What's This?

(a) When an electrical inspection is required for approval of the wiring of a swimming pool, the electrical inspector shall not give final approval for such electrical wiring unless a hard-wired swimming pool alarm has been properly installed or the person, enterprise, agency or entity who has acquired the pool provides written proof that a battery operated pool alarm has been purchased.

(b) (1) No local government shall issue a building permit for the construction or substantial alteration of a swimming pool located at a residential dwelling unless the project calls for a functioning swimming pool alarm to be installed prior to the completion of the construction project.

(2) It is an offense for any person, firm, association or corporation to knowingly accept a building permit for a swimming pool located at a residential dwelling unless a functioning swimming pool alarm will be installed prior to the completion of the construction project.

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