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Print the Recreational Water Facility Registration form to either mail or bring in to our office.  All forms submitted must be accompanied with the applicable fees. 

For current information about pool water safety visit:

For information from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) visit:

Year-Round (open more than 5 months) Pool and Spa Permits ~ $450.00 per unit (swimming pool, wading pool, spa, etc.)

Seasonal (open 5 or fewer months) Pool and Spa Permits ~ $250.00 per unit (swimming pool, wading pool, spa, etc.)

Swimming Pool Rule 410 IAC 6-2.1 Revisions are now in effect.
Rule 410 IAC 6.2.1 has been revised to include the regulation of Tourist Homes and updated.  The revised rule went into effect on August 26, 2010.  Anyone involved with swimming pools should study the revised rule.

The Monroe County Health Department licenses and inspects all public and semi-public swimming pools, wading pools, spas and beaches routinely for maintenance of proper water chemistry, required safety equipment, cleanliness of bath houses, locker rooms and proper filtration systems.  The Monroe County Swimming Pool, Spa and Beach Ordinance follows the rules and regulations required by the Indiana State Department of Health.  The Health Department has the authority to close public and semi-public water recreational facilities that do not follow the Indiana State Department of Health regulations.  Facilities are required to correct the cited violations before reopening.

Please contact one of our Environmental Sanitarians at (812) 349-2882 for more information.
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