Commercial Pool Inspections & Permit Requirements

Environmental Health Division regulates and permits commercial swimming pools, therapy pools, and spa within City limits.  

In accordance with the City of Farmers Branch Environmental Health Ordinance, swimming pools, spas, and public interactive water features (using re-circulated water) are required to obtain a new Health permit annually.  All commercial Pools, Spa and Therapy pool permits expire on March 31st each year.  

Operating a pool, spa or PIWF without a valid City Health Permit is a violation and my be subject to enforcement actions.  Please submit health permit renewal prior to expiration date and call at 972.919.2539 to schedule an inspection.  

Health department response to pool water quality and disposal complaints.  Complaints on stagnant pools in residential areas are addressed under mosquito control program.