Pools / Hot Tubs / Spas Permit Application


Permits are obtained by submitting an electronic application on the Permit Portal https://portal.cityoflaurel.org/Energov_Prod/SelfService#/home

The following steps must be followed when using the Permit Portal:

  1. Create a New Account (click on the Login or Register button) or if you already have an account (sign In through this button). Please note for new account registrations: After account is approved, an email from [email protected] will be sent with further instructions. 
  2. After you sign on, click on the Permit button.
  3. Find the permit that you are looking for and click on the Apply blue button to start the process.
  4. Fill in all information leaving no blanks.


$75.00 for above-ground; $225 for in-ground, as of July 1, 2021.


- Site Plan 


Site plan must show proposed pool location including dimensions. All pools must be enclosed by a fence or wall at least 6 ft. in height. If a fence doesn't exist, a separate fence permit is required. Pools must meet all side yard setbacks and must be at least 8 ft. from any rear property line.

Permit Category

Residential Home Improvement

Fire Marshal & Permit Services

The Department of the Fire Marshal and Permit Services (FMPS) is divided into two Divisions who are responsible for the management and enforcement of the City’s codes and ordinances as it relates to wide range of areas, to include building and property standards, fire and life safety standards, rental housing licenses and permitting services.