State Codes

Louisiana Pool Code

Code: Louisiana Sanitary Code Title 51 Part XXIV and ANSI/APSP Standards
Effective Date:January 1, 2010
Governing Body:Louisiana Department of Health
Notes: Louisiana requires pool owners post pool rules and instructions in a conspicuous place. Most commercial swimming pool rules signs will comply with the Louisiana rules as long as they incorporate all common safety and health regulations required for swimming pools.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Louisiana

Sechi DiskYesSecchi Disk required for night swimming pools as well as water clarity.Shop
Rescue PoleYes12' RequiredShop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYes18" Life Ring Buoy RequiredShop
Throw LineYes1/4” in length 1.5X maximum pool width.Shop
Depth MarkersYesVertical wall and deck. Installed at maximum and minimum water depth and all points of slope change. Intermediate increments of 2 ft. not greater than 25 ft., arrange uniformly on both sides of pool. Skid-resistant. In feet.Shop
Rope & Float LineYesRope and floats provided 1-2 ft. on shallow side of the break in grade in water. Visible floats not greater than 7 ft. intervals.Shop
First Aid KitYes Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

Rules - Spa


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.