Public Pool / Public Spa Construction

Who can use this service?

This service is available to all businesses wishing to begin construction or modification of a public pool or spa within the County of San Luis Obispo.

Is there a charge for this service?

Please refer to our Fee Schedule or contact our office at (805) 781-5544.

What is the process?

Step 1: Review Construction Requirements

Step 2: Submit Required Items

Submit the following:

Step 3: Pay Plan Check Fee

The permit fee is due with the application.  Please refer to the Environmental Health Permit Fee Schedule for more information.

Step 4: Await response from inspector

Plans must be approved prior to beginning construction. The inspector reviewing the plan will contact you with any additional information or forms that may be required, revisions needed, or when your plan is approved.

Step 5: Schedule Inspections

Several inspections are required during Public Pool and/or Spa construction. Failure to schedule all required inspections may result in costly corrections and an overall delay in receiving final approval to begin use of the Public Pool and/or Spa.

  1. Pre-gunnite inspection
    • Approval must be granted following a pre-gunnite inspection prior to continuing construction.
  2. Pre-plaster inspection
    • Approval must be granted following a pre-plaster inspection prior to continuing construction.
  3. Opening inspection

Contact us if you have any questions or to schedule the inspections.

Step 6: Await Inspector Approval to Begin Use

It is unlawful to begin use of a new or remodeled Public Pool and/or Spa without first receiving approval from an inspector in addition to a valid Health Permit to Operate.

The inspector will grant approval to begin use upon completion of construction and opening inspections.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Please visit us, email us, contact us, or call our office to begin the process.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Environmental Health Division

Monday - Friday 8-5

2156 Sierra Way Suite B San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-5544

Fax: (805) 781-4211