Commercial Swimming Pools & Spas

Inspections are conducted to ensure that public and semi-public swimming pools, spas and splash pads meet sanitation and safety standards and to minimize the likelihood of waterborne disease outbreaks and submersion injuries.  

All public and semi-public swimming pools, spas, and splash pads are required to obtain an annual permit.  All permits expire on March 1st each year.   A pre-opening inspection is required prior to operating. 

Permit Fees:  $250 for each swimming pool, spa, or splash pad at each facility. 

Steps to obtain an annual swimming pool, spa and splash pad permit:

Step 1:  Obtain required documents in the Swimming pool, spa and splash pad application packet.  

Step 2:  Submit application packet and payment online.

Step 3:  An Environmental Health Specialist will review the application and contact the applicant or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) to schedule a pre-opening inspection.  

Step 4:  Permit will be issued after a passing inspection. 


Individual Forms:

Pool, Spa, and Splash Pad Application (pdf)

Pool, Spa and Splash Pad Checklist (pdf)

Electrical Certification (pdf)

SVRD Confirmation of Operation (pdf)

Helpful Links:

Texas Department of State Health Services Public Swimming Pool and Spa Standards

International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

Certified Pool Operator License

CDC Guidance for Naegleria fowleri

  1. Janet Tucker

    Neighborhood Services Manager

  2. Javier Capuchino

    Senior Environmental Health Specialist

  3. Cody Robertson

    Environmental Health Specialist