Swimming Pools, Spas and other Water Features

Proposed Changes to Public Swimming Pool Regulations

The department is proposing to make certain changes to ARM 37.115.106 and Circular FCS 3-2022. Please see the following documents for further information on the proposed changes and instructions on how to provide comment.

Montana Administrative Rules

ARM 37.115.106 has been amended to adopt Circular FCS 3-2020, the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018, and ANSI/APSP/ICC-7, effective May 16, 2020.  Please use the following documents as resources for planning and operating your public facility.

Montana Code Annotated

Plan Review

New construction and remodels must 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

CDC Fecal Incident Response

Chlorine Institute Pamphlets

Float Tanks



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