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Texas Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations 

Regulations for the State of Texas 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: Texas TAC Title 25, Chapter 265-L
Effective Date: Jan 1, 2021
Governing Body: Texas Health and Human Services
Notes: Texas TAX Title 25 has fixed verbiage for their pool and spa signage which requires 2 inch lettering height on the Pool and Spa Rules sign and 4 inch lettering on their No Lifeguard and Emergency 911 signs. The No Lifeguard sign also requires 2 inch lettering height for the Persons Under 14 statement. No Diving and Dial 911 signs also require 4 inch lettering. Other required signs are rules for Diaper Changing, Location of Emergency Phone, and an Emergency Spa Shut Off, all in 2 inch lettering. Hours of Operation and Maximum Capacity are included on the Pool Rules Sign and Maximum Capacity included on the Spa Rules. Pool Rules and Spa Rules signs are available in both English and Spanish which is required if that is the predominant language.

Required Equipment for Public Pools

Safety Equipment Notes

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