Swimming Pools & Bathing Beaches


This program’s goal is to minimize potential health hazards and prevent environmental illnesses and injuries at public swimming pools, spas, and bathing beaches by enforcement of Part 6, Subpart 6-1 and 6-2 of the New York State Sanitary Code.

This program provides services in the following areas:

  • Issues annual permits for operation.
  • Conducts inspections of public bathing beaches and swimming pools.
  • Checks chemistry of public swimming pools.
  • Collects water samples from public bathing beaches.
  • Responds to complaints and conducts investigations.
  • Reviews plans for new swimming pools and bathing beaches.
  • Performs enforcement actions for violations of Public Swimming Pool and Bathing Beach regulations.