In Worcester County, all public swimming pools, wading pools and spas must be permitted by our Environmental Health Program.

COVID-19 Information

06-10-2020 Secretary of Health Robert Neall Directive and Order Regarding Swimming Pools

Governor's Executive Order 20-06-10-01

05-27-20 Guidance For Pools and Spas Not Open

05-27-20 Expired Certified Operator Information


11-01-20 NEW Pool/Spa Regulations

COMAR 10.17.01

Critical and Major Violations of COMAR 10.17.01

Overview for New Pool/Spa Regulations

Spa Pre-Permitting Guide

Pool Pre-Permitting Guide


Helpful Links

Pool/Spa Forms

Semi-Public Pool Operating Record
Recreational Pool Operating Record
Spa Operating Record
Pool and Spa Entrapment Hazard Checklist
Pool Data Sheet
Compliance Request Application
Pool and Spa Injury and Illness Form
Operating Record Sheet for Fecal Accident Clean Up

Pool/Spa Permit Applications

Pool-Spa-Wading Operating Permit Application
Pool - Spa Operator Certification Card Application

Statement of Workers Compensation Form

ADA Affidavit Form

This service is provided by the Environmental Health Program.