Empty outdoor pool with two lap lanes on a sunny day

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) inspects public swimming pools and spas to monitor health and safety conditions. There are more than 500 licensed public swimming pool and spa locations throughout Montgomery County. Licenses are renewed annually.

For assistance with services, email HHSMail@montgomerycountymd.gov

Swimming Pools Process Guide


1. Apply Online

Swimming Pool Licenses Format
ADA Pool Affidavit Online,
PDF
Pool Operator Application PDF
(Must apply in person)
Pool Management Company Registration Online,
PDF
Pool Operating Permit Online,
PDF
Pool Reinspection Form Online
Pool Plan Review Submittal Form Online,
PDF
Virginia Graeme Baker Act Facility Review Application Online,
PDF

2. Review

  1. Have a Plan: to ensure we can process your documentation properly - you must have a plan. - Describe plan type.
  2. Review: be sure to double check all of your paperwork to ensure faster processing time.
  3. Submit online: We now offer an easy online form powered by Seamless Docs - (Seamless Docs sign up and documentation).  
    We provide online applications to decrease the use of paper and our impact on the environment.  PDF applications should be mailed to Licensure & Regulatory Services office (2425 Reedie Drive, 9th floor, Wheaton, MD 20902) or faxed to 240-777-3088.  Note:  Pool Oper
3. Approval

If approved you will hear back us within 10 - 14 business days. The final part of the process will be to find the inspector specific to your area.

  • 240-777-3986