Pools & Spas

Planning Division

Pools and spas are allowed in the rear and side yard areas of the property outside of the front setback area.

Minimum Setbacks

Minimum setbacks to rear and side property lines include:

  • In ground pools and spas - 4 feet
  • Above ground pools and spas - 5 feet
  • Pool and/or spa equipment - 5 feet


Other accessories or improvements such as water slides or waterfalls shall not exceed 8 ft. in height and be setback a minimum of 5 feet from any property line.

Building Division


Submit to permits@morganhill.ca.gov