If it is a dream for many owners, the construction of a shell pool sometimes holds a few surprises. Among them,
can, in some cases, dampen the ambitions of some… Indeed, the installation of an in-ground pool often leads to an increase in your council taxyour property tax but also the payment of development tax.

A pill that can be hard to swallow, especially when you already have a very clear idea of what you want. the shell pool you want to install in your garden.

But don’t panic! However, there are alternatives that allow you to enjoy swimming moments as soon as the warm weather arrives, without breaking the bank. Let’s take a closer look at what’s on offer!


Pool taxation: how does it work?


As you can see, the budget defined for the construction of your pool is not the only expense to consider. And the reason for this is very simple: as soon as you install a shell pool in your garden, the value of your property soars.

Calculating local taxes (taxe d’habitation and taxe foncière) are based on the the rental value of your property, this will also increase.

However, to ensure that your shell pool is taxable, several conditions must be met. It must first be fixed to the groundwhich is the case for in-ground shell pools or semi-submerged pools. All other types of pools requiring earthworks are also subject to taxes.

Last but not least, the dimensions of your pool also influence your tax burden. Beyond 10m2 poolIf you’re planning to build a new home, you’ll need to apply to your local council for planning permission. This will have an impact on the payment of additional taxes.


Building a mini-pool, the tax-saving solution


The ideal alternative for swimming in fine weather is none other than… Mini-pools ! With a surface area of less than 10m2these small pool has the advantage of keeping you cool without having to break the bank.

No planning permission required, mini pools are proving to be an extremely cost-effective alternative. Less energy-consuming than a traditional pool, this type of pool requires lower water volumeand reduced heating heating requirements.

Visit maintenanceyou too will be the big winner! Thanks to its surface area, you can save precious time on cleaning your shell pool. Of course, your consumption of cleaning products will also be reduced.

Both aesthetic and customizableYou can choose the shape of your choice. Whether round, square, rectangular or made-to-measure, it’s up to you to create your very own the mini-pool of your dreams!


So, would you rather traditional pool or mini-pool ? However, if you’d like to start your own business building a shell pool greater than 10m2, you’ll need to complete a number of administrative formalities. Please note that for these to be taken into account by your local council, you must carefully complete each item requested. For advice or questions about putting together your filedon’t hesitate to enlist the help of our
our team of experts
. They’ll be happy to advise you!


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