A lot of people are shocked when they get the answer to this question, when it specifically applies to their yard. Do not spend a lot of time deciding on and getting excited about a swimming pool until you get the answer to this question.
It starts with your plot plan. You would have received one with the purchase of your home. It will show the property lines along with setbacks and easements on your property. In addition to those specifics, you need to know well and septic locations. If you do have a septic system, it may or may not show on your plot plan. If it doesn’t show, you will need to identify the tank and well field locations. A septic reserve area, is an area that can vary from home to home, and is an area set aside for future potential use where no construction can take place this area must also be identified. Proximity to the water and a forest retention area can also be a factor. A call to the municipality you live in might be necessary to clarify any of these potential issues, this is something we are happy to do for you.