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Florida Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations 

In order to ensure the safety of swimmers, the state of Florida has put in place a number of regulations for commercial pools. Regulations for the State of Florida for commercial swimming pools dictate the required safety equipment, pool rules signs, safety signs as well as various other traditional construction and safety regulations related to swimming pools. 

By following these simple regulations, you can help ensure that your swimming experience in Florida is safe and enjoyable. Remember to always keep an eye on children when they are near water, and never swim alone. If you have any questions about Florida's pool regulations, please contact your local county building department or the State of Florida. 

Florida Pool Regulations Overview

Code: Florida Building Code Section 454
Effective Date: January 1, 2022
Governing Body: Florida Environmental Health Division
Notes: The Florida rules outlined in Chapter 64E-9 require 1 inch lettering height and 4 inch NO DIVING for pools that are not approved for diving. The Florida signs also incorporate hours open and closed as well as pool capacity. A separate rules sign is required for pools with water features.

Required Equipment for Public Pools

Safety Equipment Notes

Lifeguard Signs

Safety Notification Signs

Pool Rules Signs

Spa Rules Signs

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 (Poolweb.com) is not a law firm and does not and will not perform services performed by an attorney.