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NJ Department of Health - Public Recreational Bathing Code

As of January 16, 2018, The New Jersey Department of Health has adopted updates to rules addressing sanitary and safety standards for public recreational bathing facilities, which include hot tubs and spas, swimming and wading pools, and aquatic recreation facilities.

Download the NEW Public Recreational Bathing Code here.

Sections that where changes have occurred are outlined below:

  • Adopted Repeals and New Rules: N.J.A.C. 8:26-2.3, 2.5, 3.1, 3.20, 3.23, 4.2, 4.7, and 4.8
  • Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 8:26-1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.6, 3.2, 3.9, 3.12, 3.13, 3.15, 3.17, 3.18, 3.19, 3.21, 3.22, 3.24, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.12, 4.13, 5, 6, 7, and 8
  • Adopted New Rules: N.J.A.C. 8:26-2.7, 3.25, 4.14, 5.15, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, and 8.14 and 8:26 Appendices A through F
  • Adopted Repeals: N.J.A.C. 8:26-3.3 through 3.8, 3.10, 3.11, 3.14, 3.16, 4.6, 4.10, and 4.11 and 8:26 Appendix

The NJ DOH  has compiled FAQs that will be a helpful tool to reference when working to compile with the new code. 

If you have questions or need clarification, please reach out to
Kelly McKelvey at Kmckelvey@nespapool.org or 609.689.9111

 

NJ Public Codes

NJ Building Subcode

 

PREVIOUS NJ DOH Public Recreational Bathing Code

NEW
 (effective 10/1/17): General Permit for Wastewater Discharge

Electrical Subcode - 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC)

 

Energy Subcode – ASHRAE 90.1-2013

ADA requirements – YES

Pool Operator Certification – YES

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