Swimming Pools

    swimmingpoolMission: Minimize illnesses and injuries associated with contaminated or hazardous conditions in or around swimming pools.

    Program Goals:

    • Reduce substantial health hazards and other risk factors that lead to illness or injury through training and enforcement.
    • Conduct compliant investigations associated with swimming pools, spas and recreational waterparks.
    • Perform compliance inspections on all regulated facilities to ensure adherence to design, operation and maintenance rules.

    Rules and Regulations:

    Amended Rules and Regulations (511-3-5)*

    Brochure Summarizing Changes

    * There is a 4-month implementation period for new pool construction and remodeling activities. Enforcement begins May 31, 2017. Owners/operators of existing pools will be given a reasonable period of time to comply with applicable changes in the amended rules.

    Map of Counties With/Without State Regulations 

    Pool Owner/Operator Resources:

    Application/Plan Review:

    **Please note, all individuals or corporations who obtain a permit (i.e. food service, swimming pools, body art) from DPH requires completion of secure and verifiable information to verify citizenship/immigration status.
    In accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 50-36-1(e)(2) Approved Documentation O.C.G.A Under O.C.G.A. § 50-36-2

    Additional Resources: