State Codes

Oregon Pool Code

Code: Oregon OAR Chapter 333 Division 60
Effective Date:September 1, 2014
Governing Body:Oregon Health Authority
Notes: The Pool Rules sign for Oregon is required to be a minimum of 18 x 24 inches. In addition, there are specific regulations outlined for No Diving Pools, Diving Pools and Wading Pools as well as express Warning No Lifeguard signs that are required to be displayed.

Required Pool Safety Equipment For Oregon

Rescue PoleYes12' RequiredShop
Shepherds CrookYes Shop
Ring BuoysYes18" Life Ring Buoy RequiredShop
Throw LineYes30' throw line required.Shop
Depth MarkersYesAt minimum and maximum depth points and at 1 ft depth increments in the shallow portion. At slope breaks. Spaced at no more that 25 ft. intervals. In feet. Deck non-slip. SPA: Maximum clearly marked. Uniformly placed around. 4” lettering Anti-slip. Shop
Lifeguard ChairYesElevated Lifeguard Chairs are required at least 6 feet in height, one chair per every 120 feet of pool perimeter. Exception to this is where more than one chair required, there will be one chair on other side of pool. Shop
Rope & Float LineYes2 feet on shallow side, anchored, with visible floats at not greater than 7’ intervals. (Also separating Slides)Shop
AED UnitYes Shop
CPR MaskYes Shop
CotYes Shop
Rescue BlanketYes Shop
SpineboardYes Shop
First Aid KitYes Shop

Lifeguard/No Lifeguard

Rules - Pool

First Aid

Rules - Other


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.