State Codes

Connecticut Pool Code

Code: Connecticut Public Health Code 19-13-B33b
Effective Date:September 1, 2004
Governing Body:Connecticut Department of Public Health
Notes: The Connecticut Pool Rules and Spa Rules signs incorporate specific health and safety concerns listed in their Health Code 19-13-B33b. The Pool Rules are required to be posted both at the pool and in public dressing rooms.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Connecticut

Sechi DiskYes Shop
Rescue PoleYes12' pole required, 1 unit of lifesaving equipment per 100'Shop
Shepherds CrookYes1 unit of lifesaving equipment per 100'Shop
First Aid KitYes24 unit kit requiredShop
Throw LineYes50' in lengthShop
Depth MarkersYesMaximum and minimum depths, and all points where slope changes, and at appropriate points in between. Minimum of 1 depth marker for wading pools. A minimum of 2 depth markers per spa.Shop
Lifeguard ChairYesLifeguard chair or stand a minimum of 4 feet raised height.Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa

First Aid


No Diving

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.