Swimming Pools

Applicable Codes

  • For One-and-Two Family Dwellings and Townhomes three stories or less:
    • The 2012 International Swimming Pool and Spa Pool and Spa Code applies through out Georgia.
    • All applicable Sections of the 2017 NEC.
  • For Commercial:
    • All applicable sections from the 2012 IBC (Section 3109 and other applicable sections).
    • All applicable Sections of the 2017 NEC.
    • For public pools (as defined by the Georgia Division of Public Health): #1 and #2 above apply, plus, the Georgia Division of Public Health Rules, and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. Contact Maurice Redmond of the Georgia Division of Public health at: (404)657-2583 for public pool information.

Requirements Before Filling Pools

No water shall be introduced into the pool until barrier requirements have been complied with and approved by the License and Inspection Department.

Swimming Pool Memorandum
Swimming Pool Responsibility Agreement