State Codes

State of Alaska Pool Code

Code: Alaska Admin Code 18 AAC 30.500
Effective Date:1-1-1997
Governing Body:Alaska Division of Environmental Health
Notes: The Alaska Admin Code outlines hygiene requirements which are incorporated in their Pool Rules sign. The code also lists required lifesaving equipment which includes a 20 inch outside diameter ring buoy with a 60 foot throw. A No Lifeguard sign is not required but highly recommended.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Alaska

Sechi DiskYes Shop
Rescue PoleYes12' RequiredShop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYes1 (one) 20" Life Ring Buoy RequiredShop
Throw LineYes60' of throw line required for life ring buoyShop
Depth MarkersYesAt max and min depths, at each point where depth drops more than 1 foot, and at intermediate 1 foot increments of depth. Not greater than 25 feet apart. No diving depth marker required where appropriate.Shop
Lifeguard ChairYes**If applicable, lifeguard needs raised stand minimum 2' in height located poolside adjacent the deep end.Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa

Chemical Room

Compliance with these recommendations does not guarantee that you will be in conformance with any building code, health code, or federal, state or local regulations regarding safety or pool regulation compliance. Compliance does not ensure the absolute safety of you, your operations or place of business. Aquatic Technology, Inc ( is not a law firm and does not and will not perform services performed by an attorney.