LaPorte County Health Department Public, Semi-Public Pools

All public and semi-public pools in LaPorte county are subject to a permit and inspections from the health department according to Ordinance 94.15 and 410 IAC 6-2.1. A facility is a public or semi-public pool if more than two (2) families use the facility. Presently LaPorte County does not have a public pool. All pools in LaPorte County are semi-public and can be found at hotels, neighborhood homeowners associations, condominiums, apartment complexes, schools, and campgrounds.

2016 Pool Application

Prior to construction, rehabilitation, or alteration of any swimming pool in La Porte County, plans and specification sheets with the approval and design release number from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Office of Fire and Building Services Division Plan Review Branch and approval from the local building authority shall be submitted to this office for plan review.

Each facility is required to employ a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) at all times.

Weekly bacteriological monitoring of your pool is required as a condition of your permit.

Area Certified Lab Sheet

The Indiana State Department of Health's Pool web site

Diseases of concern associated with swimming in pools, spas, and hot tubs