The goal of the City of Rowlett public swimming pool inspection program is to ensure that all public and semi-public swimming pools maintain sanitary chemical balance and adhere to the Texas Pool Rules to minimize the likelihood of waterborne disease outbreaks and submersion injuries.
Each public and semi-public swimming pool and spa must obtain a valid permit to operate in the City of Rowlett. The permit fee for each swimming pool or spa is $250
. Each pool much have a completed Pool Permit Application and associated fee submitted. Click the following link: Pool Application Packet
If the swimming pool or spa is operated by a governmental agency, independent school district, non-profit agency, or church, the permit fee is waived.
A certified pool operator certification is required for operation of all commercial public and semi-public pools. Please submit proof of certification along with the application packet and payment.
No swimming pool or spa can open until a complete inspection has been conducted, the pool or spa is 100% in compliance, and the Environmental Health Pool Permit has been issued by the Environmental Services Manager.
To contact the Environmental Services Manager concerning your swimming pool, please contact the Health Services Division at (972) 412-6125.
Texas Department of State Health Services - Standards for Public Pools and Spas
Texas Department of State Health Services - Rules for Public Interactive Water Features and Fountains
Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act