New York: Codes, Standards & Regulations

New York is currently following the 2020 Building and Residential Code of New York State, with amendments.

Important Links

Public Codes

Construction Code

2017 National Electrical Code 680 (effective May 2020)

Order Referenced ANSI/APSP Standards

Operating Requirements

ADA Requirements - Yes

Pool Operator Certification - Yes

Residential Codes

2020 Uniform Code Supplement (Section R326 Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs)

2020 Electrical Requirements (Appendix G: Chapter 42- page 769)

2017 National Electrical Code 680 (effective May 2020)

Order Referenced ANSI/PHTA Standards

  • 3 - 2014 Permanent Residential Spas 
  • 4 - 2012 Aboveground Pools 
  • 5 - 2011 Residential Pools 
  • 6 - 2013 Portable Spas
  • 7 - 2013 Suction Entrapment
  • 14- 2014 Portable Electric Spa Energy Efficiency
  • 15a - 2011 Residential Swimming Pool and Spa Energy Efficiency Including appendix A (2013)