The Environmental Health Division inspects public swimming pools in Orange County. The inspections cover safety aspects and pool water quality to prevent the spread of disease and to protect the public's health. Seasonal pools and spas are permitted and inspected once per year. Year-round pools and spas are inspected twice per year.
Applications and annual renewals are communicated to operators by email only. Please use the annual permitting as an opportunity to update our records with the best information. Operators and new property owners and managers can update at any time by contacting us here.
- Plan Review for new construction or remodel
- Annual Pool Permit
- Drain Cover Safety Data Sheet must be submitted annually
After applications and data sheets have been submitted, operators may contact this office at 919-245-2360 or the assigned EHS to schedule appointments for permitting. It is very important to have the pool ready for inspection. Use the opening checklist and other information below to prepare. Denial of a Permit shall result in are-inspection fee.
- Opening Checklist
- Pool Fencing Requirements
- Electrical Requirement Update (2017)
- Swimming Pool Fecal Incident Response Summary Chart (2017)
- Monthly Pool Log