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Maryland Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations 

Regulations for the State of Maryland 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: Maryland COMAR
Effective Date: February 2, 1997
Governing Body: Maryland Department of Environmental Health
Notes: The Maryland COMAR requires distinct wording on their No Lifeguard sign which must be posted at semi-public pools or public spas that do not have a lifeguard on duty. Pool rules must be posted at the entrance. Most commercial swimming pool rules signs will comply with the Maryland rules as long as they incorporate all common safety and health regulations required for swimming pools.

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

No Diving 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.