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610.5 Pool Steps
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Except for the bottom riser, risers at the centerline shall have a maximum uniform height of 9 inches (229 mm). The bottom riser height shall be permitted to vary from the other risers.
The vertical distance from the pool coping, deck, or step surface to the uppermost tread shall be not greater than 9 inches (229 mm).
The leading edge of steps shall be distinguished by a color contrasting with the color of the steps and the pool floor.
Treads shall have an unobstructed horizontal depth of not less than 11 inches (279 mm).
Treads shall have an unobstructed surface area of not less than 240 square inches (.017 m2).