The California Building Standards Commission has issued a proposed building code for commercial pools and waterparks on behalf of the California Department of Public Health.
According to the policy statement from that department, the goal is
to update existing public pool regulations and bring them up to
current health/safety standards.
The document also indicates that the new standards will add $4,687
to in costs to each new-pool construction or renovation.
A 45-day public comment period runs through June 27 and if any
modifications are made based on feedback, “the full text of
the proposed modifications, clearly indicated, will be made
available to the public for at least 15 days prior to the date on
which the CBSC adopts, amends, or repeals the
Specific questions on proposed changes should be addressed to Robin
Belle Hook, Chief Environmental Services Section, California
Department of Public Health, Division of Drinking Water and
Environmental Management Branch, Phone: 916.449.5693/Email:firstname.lastname@example.org.