City of West Haven, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of West Haven 6-10-2014. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Licensing –– See Ch. 139.
Parks and recreation areas –– See Ch. 170.
Water pollution –– See Ch. Ch. 224.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ARTIFICIAL BATHING PLACE
An artificially constructed impounding basin for surface water which is to be used for bathing or swimming by a considerable number of persons other than the immediate family of the owner or proprietor.
PUBLIC BATHING ESTABLISHMENT
As used in this chapter, shall include the grounds, bathhouses, toilets, and other appurtenances of any bathing establishment on or near any stream, natural or artificial pond, or tidal water, where bathhouses for the use of the public are maintained either for free or for hire.
PUBLIC POOL
An artificial basin constructed of concrete, steel, fiberglass, or other relatively impervious material intended for recreational bathing, swimming, diving, or therapeutic purposes which is located either indoors or outdoors and is provided by a controlled water supply and which is not used or intended to be used as a pool at a single-family residence. The term also includes a pool located at a single-family residence which is used or intended to be used for commercial or business purposes. The term "public pool" includes any related equipment, structures, areas, and enclosures that are intended for the use of the pool patrons or pool staff such as toilet, dressing, locker, shower, and pool equipment rooms. Public pools shall be classified as follows:
A. 
Conventional pools used or intended to be used for recreational bathing, swimming, and water recreation activities.
B. 
Pools principally used or intended to be used for wading and recreational bathing by small children.
C. 
Pools used for recreational bathing which are used in conjunction with high-velocity air systems, high-velocity water recirculation systems, hot water, cold water, mineral baths, or any combination of these items.
D. 
Pools used only for diving or the training and practice of diving techniques.
E. 
Pools used exclusively for a particular purpose, including but not limited to water flumes, pools for scuba diving instruction, therapeutic pools, hydrotherapy pools, flotation vessels and pools used in aquatic programs for handicapped persons.
A. 
No person, firm, corporation, or institution shall operate a public pool, as defined in this chapter, within the City of West Haven without first obtaining or renewing a permit to operate same from the Health Department of the City of West Haven.
B. 
No permit to operate a public pool within the City of West Haven shall be issued until an inspection has been conducted by the Health Department of the City of West Haven certifying that said public pool is in compliance with § 19-13-B33 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, Public pools.
A. 
No artificial bathing place shall be constructed within the limits of the City of West Haven until the location is approved by the Director of Health of the City of West Haven.
B. 
No person, firm, corporation, or institution shall operate an artificial bathing place, as defined in this chapter, within the City of West Haven without first obtaining or renewing a permit to operate same from the Health Department of the City of West Haven.
C. 
No permit to operate an artificial bathing place shall be issued until an inspection has been conducted by the Health Department of the City of West Haven certifying that said artificial bathing place is in compliance with § 19-13-B34 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, Artificial bathing place without controlled water supply.
A. 
No person, firm, corporation, or institution shall operate a public bathing establishment, as defined in this chapter, within the City of West Haven without first obtaining or renewing a permit to operate same from the Health Department of the City of West Haven.
B. 
No permit to operate a public bathing establishment within the City of West Haven shall be issued until an inspection has been conducted by the Health Department of the City of West Haven certifying that said public bathing establishment is in compliance with § 19-13-B36 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, Public bathing establishments.
A. 
Annual permit fee: $75.
B. 
West Haven High School and Carrigan School shall be excluded from any fees.