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Georgia Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations 

 Georgia has recently updated its pool regulations in order to provide for a safe swimming environment. The Pool Risks (Rules) specified in Chapter 511-3-5 require all lettering to be at least 1 inch in height, while the No Lifeguard sign must have lettering of 4 inches or greater. Other safety measures include ensuring proper depth markings, clearly visible warning signs and barriers around pools, and adequate lighting. Regulations for the State of Georgia for commercial swimming pools dictates the required safety equipment, pool rules signs, safety signs as well as various other traditional construction and safety regulations related to swimming pools.

Code: Georgia DPH Chapter 511-3-5
Effective Date: January 1, 2017
Governing Body: Georgia Department of Public Health
Notes: The Georgia 2017 DPH Chapter 511-3-5 provides recently updated Pool Risks (Rules) that are specific to the state and have a lettering height of 1 inch. Georgia also updated its No Lifeguard sign with all lettering required to be 4 inches in height.

Required Equipment for Public Pools

Safety Equipment Notes

Lifeguard Signs

Capacity Signs

Telephone Signs

Safety Notification Signs

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