PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3357 Fax: (559) 600-7629
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Closed 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)
Environmental Health staff conducts routine and complaint inspections of public swimming pools to ensure that they remain free of safety hazards and communicable diseases. Public pools include swimming pools, spa pools, and wading pools at schools, community pools, mobile home parks, commercial sites, health clubs, resorts, apartments, condominiums, theme parks, motels and hotels.
Fresno County Environmental Health Division's inspection reports are now available online at www.fresnohealthinspections.org
Plans and specifications for new and remodeled pools must be submitted prior to construction to ensure that the pool facility complies with the minimum construction and safety requirements. Complete the following form, whichever is applicable:
Please Note: All Sections of the Form(s) Must Be Completed. Incomplete Forms Will Not Be Accepted.
Plans must be submitted to the Environmental Health Division and the Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning, Building and Safety, for review and approval when constructing or remodeling public swimming pool facilities in the unincorporated areas of Fresno County. (see below) If the pool is located in an incorporated city, plans must be submitted to the building department of the incorporated city and Environmental Health for plan checking. Pool plan check fees will apply. See Fee Schedule.
Fresno County Environmental Health Division
1221 Fulton Mall, Third Floor
PO Box 11867
Fresno CA 93775-1867
Telephone (559) 600-3357 FAX (559) 600-7629
Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning
2220 Tulare Street
Fresno CA 93721
Telephone (559) 600-4540
Recreational Health Information and Forms
- New California State Law: Ab 1020 Advisory Notice
- Anti-Entrapment Devices and Systems for Public Pools & Spas CDPH Advisory Letter
On October 11, 2009, California Assembly Bill (AB) 1020 was signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger. This bill adds Sections 116064.1 and 116064.2 to the California Health and Safety Code. These sections incorporate provisions of the federal Virginia Graeme Baker (VGB) Pool and Spa Safety Act into California state law with the intent of preventing suction entrapments and drownings. For full details see Compliance Bulletin.
CDPH Compliance Form (with instructions) – This form is to be used to verify compliance and must be submitted to this office.
- Fecal, Vomit, Blood Contamination, Near Drowning or Drowning Incident Response at Public Pools - Procedures
- Self Inspection Checklist – Pool/Spa
- Daily Operation Records
- RPM Data Sheet
Laws and Regulations
Other Recreational Health Links
- California Department of Public Health – CDPH
- Centers For Disease Control and Prevention – CDC
- Model Aquatic Health Code - Information
- Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP)
- National Swimming Pool Foundation
- National Science Foundation – NSF (listing for Recreational Water Facility Products)
- Pool & Spa News