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Environmental Health provides plan review, permitting and evaluation of public and residential swimming pools and whitewater systems located within Mecklenburg County.

Public Pools

Public swimming pools are subject to State and local regulations and must renew their permits and be inspected by Environmental Health staff annually.

Each year, public swimming pools must renew their permits to operate and be inspected by Environmental Health staff. Information and resources regarding local and state public swimming pool requirements are provided below. 

Residential Pools

The Mecklenburg County Health Ordinance Governing Residential Swimming Pools requires approval to construct a swimming pool and defines required features for all residential pool sites. In addition, Building permits must also be obtained from the Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency (LUESA) in order to build a residential pool in Mecklenburg County. View NC building code info for residential pools.

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