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Pools and Spas

A "public pool" includes any pool, other than a private residential pool operated by any person whether the person is an owner, lessee, operator, or concessionaire. Pools include swimming pools, spa pools (hot tubs), waterparks, plunge pools with flume slides, therapy pools, wave pools, splash pads and interactive water features. Public pools are those located in parks, schools, licensed child care facilities, Home Owners Associations, group homes, motels, camps, resorts, apartment buildings, clubs, condominiums and hotels or any licensed lodging facility.

Pool and Spa Plan Review:  Prior to construction plan approval by all agencies:
Minnesota Department of Health Pool and Spa Home

State of Minnesota Pool Code
Local Contacts

Food, Pools and Lodging License Application
Minnesota Department of Health Pool and Spa Plan Review
Minnesota Department of Health Certified Pool Operator Training Requirements
Pool Log Sheet