DH4159 Application For Swimming Pool Operating Permit
"RESURFACING Notification Guidance for Existing Public Pools: DOH has authority to request a DH 4159 marked in top left Application Type as “modification” which is an alteration/ repair in rule 64E-9, FAC, and Section 514.03, Florida Statutes."
DOH Notice of Resurfacing of Public Swimming Pool Form
"RESURFACING Notification Guidance for Existing Public Pools: DOH CHD should request that all resurfacing contractors provide the 12/2019 OPTIONAL Resurfacing Notification form to the CHD two weeks prior to start of work on a public pool"
Pool and Spa Main Drain Grate/Cover Retrofits Form
"Reminder: Virginia Graeme Baker Act main drain covers that were required by law in 2008 have a 3-10 year life expectancy. Please check your date of installation to see if your grate is expired. If expired, please replace as soon as possible to remain in compliance with both the state code and the federal rule."
DH4157 - Verification of Entrapment Safety Features
"All safety features shall be tested and replaced when necessary, in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications. The operations manual shall be onsite. The owner/operator shall provide a completed form DH 4157, Pool Owner/Operator Verification of Entrapment Safety Features, 09/2015, to the department when a change in the safety feature occurs.
"For an existing pool with a suction limiting vent (SLV) system, the system shall be tested annually by a Chapter 489, F.S., licensed pool contractor or a Florida licensed professional engineer to validate that the vacuum release timing is in compliance with the criteria for safety vacuum release systems in Section 514.0315(2)(a), F.S. A copy of the testing shall be submitted to the department with the annual operating permit renewal application."
Lighting Certification Swimming Pools and Bathing Places
"4188.8.131.52.1 FBC: Outdoor pool/spa lighting shall provide a minimum of 3 foot-candles of illumination at the pool water surface and the pool wet deck surface. Underwater lighting shall be a minimum of 1/2 watt per square foot of pool water surface area. *The location of the underwater luminaires shall be such that the underwater illumination is as uniform as possible. Underwater lighting requirements can be waived when the overhead lighting provides at least 15 foot-candles of illumination at the poolwater surface and pool wet deck surface."
DH921 Monthly Swimming Pool Report
"The keeping of a daily record of information regarding pool operation, using form DH 921, Monthly Swimming Pool Report, 3/98, shall be the responsibility of the pool owner or operator. The completed report shall reflect manually conducted pool water tests for pH and disinfectant levels at least once every 24 hours, and weekly testing for cyanuric acid when chlorinated isocyanurates are used at spas and pools, and shall be retained at the pool and made available to the department upon request. Any able person can test the pool water and record it in the report."