Aquatic Health & Safety

The Environmental Services Department is responsible for approving and regulating public and semi-public pools, wading pools or special use pools, spas and artificial bathing lakes. Public and semi-public pools, spas and bathing lakes are typically owned and operated by municipalities or businesses such as hotels, apartment complexes, homeowner's associations, churches, schools and other government, non-profit or commercial enterprises.


The Environmental Services Department permit dropbox and the office located at 501 N. 44th Street are permanently closed. The dropbox for paper plans is available to customers at our new location: 301 W. Jefferson St., Suite # 170, Phoenix AZ, 85003.

Please remember you can also submit an application electronically to our Department by following the steps outlined on our Permits, Forms, and Applications page.

Masks in County Buildings
  1. Permitting Guidance
  2. Permits, Forms, Applications
  3. Resources

Operating permits are required for public and semi-public pools, wading pools or special use pools, spas and artificial bathing lakes. Operating permits are not required for private residential pools and spas. 

You may request an advisory/punch list construction or operational inspection for a fee of $135 per body of water. To submit a request, email us with the name and address of the property, your contact information and when you would like to schedule the inspection.  Please allow at least 72 hours in advance for scheduling. We will respond to confirm your request and provide payment instructions. Please note the fee must be received before the inspection can take place.

Color Sample &  Finish Approvals

Engineering Design

Variance Information

Pool Enclosure - Door Swing (PDF)

Permit Fee Table

  1. Aquatic Health & Safety Plan Review/Construction

    Physical Address
    301 W. Jefferson St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85003


    Phone: 602-506-0070
    Fax: 602-506-1837

  1. Aquatic Health & Safety Compliance Inspections

    Phone: 602-506-0070
    Fax: 602-506-1837