Swimming Pools and Bathing Places
Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County
- 863-993-4601 or 863-491-7580
34 South Baldwin Avenue
1031 Oak Street
Arcadia, FL 34266
The Department of Health regulates all public pools and Bathing Places. This regulation is considered a significant factor in the prevention of disease, sanitary nuisances, and accidents.
All proposed new constructions and modifications to existing pools require approval from the local building department. Annual Operating Permits are issued by the local county health department and are valid from July 1 through June 30. These permits must be applied for and renewed annually.
For any questions regarding the Pool program please call (863) 993-4601 extension 120.