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Pools and Spas

Florida Department of Health in Washington County

Program Description

The Florida Department of Health in Washington County regulates all public pools and bathing places as defined in Chapter 64E-9 of the Florida Administrative Code. This regulation is considered a significant factor in the prevention of disease, sanitary nuisances, and accidents.
All proposed new constructions and modifications to existing pools require approval from the Department. Annual Permits issued by the Department are valid from July 1 through June 30. These permits must be applied for and renewed annually.


Environmental Health - Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places

The above site contains information regarding the Florida Department of Health's Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places Program, including a link to Chapter 64E-9 Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).