This program ensures that all public and semi-public aquatic facilities follow proper safety guidelines.  These facilities include public pools, training facilities, spas and interactive water features.


  • Plan Review (PDF 298 KB): This is a review of physical construction plans for all new and remodel construction to ensure the facility is compliant with the current state & local health and safety codes.
  • Pre-Opening Inspection: This inspection is required to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy after a new or remodeled construction to ensure the approved plans were followed, or before the ownership of a permitted pool, spa, or public interactive water feature is transferred to another entity or individual. The facility must pass this inspection before a permit can be issued.
  • Permit to Operate (PDF 544 KB): This application must be paid and once approved allows the owner to obtain a permit to operate a pool, spa or public interactive water feature.

Permit Fee Schedule

View the fee schedule for Austin and Travis County effective October 1, 2022, for all permits and services.


  • Plan Review Checklist: View the checklist for details concerning all necessary  items for physical construction plans as well as proper annotation guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ



Phone: 3-1-1; or visit 3-1-1 online
Physical Address: 1520 Rutherford Lane, Austin, TX 78754 See Map
Mailing Address: PO Box 142529, Austin, TX 78714
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Open Hours:
Lobby Hours: 7:45am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday
Office Hours: 7:45am - 4:45pm Monday - Friday

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