State Codes

State of Arizona Pool Code

Code: Maricopa Chapter VI Health Code per Arizona Title 9 and 18
Effective Date:3-18-2014
Governing Body:Maricopa County Environmental Health
Notes: The Arizona Pool Rules sign incorporates bather instructions taken from the Maricopa Health Code per Arizona Title 9 and 18. A Maximum Bathing Load sign is required to be posted within the pool or spa enclosure. Arizona requires a minimum of two (2) Coast Guard Approved Ring Buoys with at least 50 feet of throw.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Arizona

Rescue PoleYes16' requiredShop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYesTwo 18" (minimum) lifering buoys requiredShop
Throw LineYes50' of throw line required for life ring buoyShop
Depth MarkersYes Permanently marked, vertical wall to be read from water side. Non-skid. Installed at maximum and minimum water depths and all points of slope change. Shallow end at 1’ depth intervals to 5’; thereafter at 2’ intervals. Not greater than 25’. Located at both sides and at both ends of pool. WADING POOLS require 2. Arabic Numerals. Uniform color COMPETITIVE SWIMMING POOLS approach warning markings required. INTERNATIONAL DIVING SYMBOL OR SIGN shallow end/area. Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa

Chemical Room

First Aid

No Diving


Pool Capacity


Rules - Other

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