Construction on a Public Pool or Spa

  • No one shall construct, renovate, or substantially alter a public swimming pool without prior approval by the Ohio Department of Health. Submit an Application for Plan Review for approval.
  • Any time a pool or spa operator replaces equipment that may alter the operation of the pool such as a circulation pump, disinfection feeder, disinfectant, or filter they are required to fill out and submit an Equipment Replacement Form to the Ohio Department of Health.
  • Safety

For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Zmuda
419-947-1545 ext. 324

Helpful Links

Application for Plan Review
Equipment Replacement Form
Pool Application
Beach Application

Information links for poll and spa operators

Ohio Swimming Pool, Spa and Special Use Pool Rule
Ohio Aquatic Council
CDC Health Swimming Website
Your Disinfection Team: Chlorine and pH
Responding to Fecal Accidents

Informational Links for the Public

Recreational Water Illnesses
Protect yourself and your family at the pool this summer
Protecting swimmers against RWI’s
Information on “Hot Tub Rash”
Information on “Swimmer’s Ear”
Information on “Swimmer’s Itch”