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Mailing Address:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Public Swimming Pools
980-314-1620

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​​Public Swimming Pools

Reminder: Pool applications are now available and are due by end of business day on February 28th to avoid late penalties.To find your application click HERE.

Public swimming pools are subject to State and Local Rules and Regulations. Each year, public swimming pools must renew their permits to operate and be inspected by Environmental Health staff. Information and resources regarding local and state public swimming pool requirements are provided below. 

children playing in a public swimming pool

The Mecklenburg County Health Ordinance also requires approval to construct a residential swimming pool

 


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Applications, Permits, PDSC Forms

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Pre-Inspection Checklist?



 

​​Public Swimming Pool Permit Renewal Information

2022 Inspector Assignment List
Instructions for Completing an Operation Permit Application

Instructions for Scheduling an Inspection

2023 Pool Operator's Meeting Slides

2022 Virtual Pool Operator Meeting Video

 Printing Applications and Permits

How To Request a Re-Inspection

 

Drain Covers and VGB

2023 Pool Drain Suction Compliance Form

​​Pump Identification Guide  * This document does not take the place of manufacturer specifications from the manufacturer website.

VGB-2008 Drain Covers and Equalizer Line Covers

Expiring Covers - Pool Drain Suction Compliance Report

PDFDisabling Skimmer Equalizer - Position Statement

 

 Helpful Documents for Pool Operators


Swimming Pool Permit Checklist  (EnglishSpanish) ​

Wading Pool Permit Checklist (English  Spanish)

Spa Permit Checklist (EnglishSpanish)

Water Recreational Attractions Permit Checklist (EnglishSpanish)

Pool Barrier Guidance

PDFRecord Keeping Log

Master Swimming Pool List (Coming Soon)

Required Ring Buoy Rope Length Report

PDFNC Public Swimming Pool Rules

Fence and Gate Checklist for Operators (English)

 

Public Pool Construction

Public Pool Plan Review and Construction

In-Field Plan Review Process

Plan Review Applications:In Field Plan Review Application - Equipment In-Field Plan Review - General 

New Construction Field Checklists: Swimming PoolSpa Wading Pool

How to Schedule a Construction Final

Application for Operation Permit- New Construction Only

Re-Inspection Requests - New Construction
Fence and Gate Guide 

Formal Appeal Information and Management Contact

DHHS Position Statements

Guidance regarding electrical safety during pool inspections
Pool Night Lighting Documentation Form
Guidance regarding the use of amenities within the pool fence area
Guidance regarding pool night lighting documentation
Guidance for variable speed pumps

Public Pool Rules

(Please note that both state and local rules govern public swimming pools).

Virginia Graeme Baker Act - and new pool drain safety rules

Mecklenburg County Rules Governing Public Swimming Pools - 2019

PDFNC Rules Governing Public Swimming Pools 

Lifeguard Variance Form 

Public Pool Inspections

Review Public Pool Inspections

Accidents at Public Swimming Pools

Responding to Fecal Accidents

PDFCDC Guidelines for Responding to Fecal Incidents

PDFCDC Fecal Incident Response Chart

Injury Reporting Requirements to Mecklenburg County

Useful Resources
VIDEO of a Pool Inspection

NC Public Swimming Pool Program

  

We strive to provide great customer service. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Daniel Ortiz  |  Environmental Health Director |  P: 980-314-1636  |  E: Daniel.Ortiz@mecklenburgcountync.gov

Jeremy Michael |  Environmental Health Manager- Groundwater & Wastewater Services, Pools & Environmental Health Services |  P: 980-314-1642 |  E: Jeremy.Michael@mecklenburgcountync.gov

Tim Dutcher |  Environmental Health Supervisor -  Pools and Environmental Health Services | P:  980- 314-1631 | tim.dutcher@mecklenburgcountync.gov

Katie Rudisill |  Senior Environmental Health Specialist -  Commercial Swimming Pools and Construction | P:  704- 309-5494 | katie.rudisill@mecklenburgcountync.gov

Chris Sells |  Senior Environmental Health Specialist -  Commercial Swimming Pools and Construction | P:  704- 507-6822 | christopher.sells@mecklenburgcountync.gov


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Address

Mailing Address:

Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000
Charlotte, NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Public Swimming Pools
980-314-1620

Key Initiatives