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When pool and spa inspections are performed by Public Health

Two routine inspections are done each year. Tests of pool water for free chlorine residual, pH, alkalinity and when necessary cyanuric acid are done at each inspection. The routine inspections also include a safety evaluation of the walking surfaces, access doors and fences, recirculation equipment, safety and emergency equipment.

A Plan Review is required of all public and semi-public pools and spas prior to their construction, alteration or renovation. All plans are reviewed to ensure compliance with the King County Board of Health, Title 14 and Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-260(WAC) 246-262 and The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

Contact us

Water Recreation Program
Environmental Health Division
401 - 5th Ave, Suite 1100
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-263-9566
Email: KCPoolPlans@kingcounty.gov

To request inspection reports for a pool, please call us and include the facility name and address of where the pool is located.