Swimming Pools, Spas and other Water Features


New Rule Notice!

Food and Consumer Safety has started the official processes to revise the Public Swimming Pool and Spa rules. 

Please see the notice of public hearing, 37-902pro-arm.

Draft proposal of Circular FCS 3-2020 with strikethrough and underline, Circular FCS 3-2020.

Montana Administrative Rules

ARM 37.115.106 adopts Circular FCS 3-2018, the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, and ANSI/APSP/ICC-7.  Please use the following documents as resources for planning and operating your public facility.

Montana Code Annotated

Plan Review

New construction and remodels must now be reviewed by both DPHHS and Department of Labor and Industry Building Codes (DLI).  Please refer to the following DLI website to find contact information for the appropriate building codes official, Certified City, County, and Town Programs.  Contact the State Building Codes Bureau for projects being built in a jurisdiction that is not certified for swimming pools.

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Class

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act

CDC Fecal Incident Response

Chlorine Institute Pamphlets

Float Tanks



Other Helpful Information