If you're planning on installing a backyard pool, you want to learn about fencing regulations. Even if you're not required to put up a pool fence, you may want to for safety reasons. You may not have children of your own, but a fence will still be handy for keeping guests out of your pool. You won't have the nagging concern of someone falling into your pool by accident. Plus, your homeowner's insurance coverage may specify you need a fence when you put in a new pool.