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Public Pools, Spas and Splash Pads

***Late fees, due to the ongoing pandemic, have been waived for all CHS occupational and establishment licenses per emergency rules promulgated by the department. 


Guidance to assist public bathing facilities reopening to the public [versión en español] after restrictions from the Governor’s Executive Order are lifted. Outdoor pools may reopen on April 24th and indoor pools, spas, and hot tubs on May 1st. Please see guidance for recommended restrictions and precautions.

Please check with your local municipality for rules related to reopening, as they may have additional requirements.


Regulation of public pools, spas, splash pads and other "public bathing places" reduces the incidence of illness and injury. All public bathing places shall be maintained in a sanitary and safe condition, and all owners, managers, operators and other attendants in charge of any public bathing place shall be responsible for the sanitation and safety of such places during the season or seasons when the public bathing place is in use. Inspection of the facilities is performed by county sanitarians.

Effective as of October 1, 2017

Current Fee

Public Bathing Initial 

$125

Public Bathing Renewal (annual)

$75

Municipal (pop. < 5000) Initial / Renewal

$50

Annual securing fee (out-of-service)

$50

Click here to review all fee changes in OAC 310:250.


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Consumer Health Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
PO Box 268815                  
Oklahoma City, OK 73126 

Physical Location:
Consumer Health Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Ste 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 731

Contact Information:
Phone: (405) 426-8250
Fax:     (405) 900-7557
Email:  
CHSLicensing@health.ok.gov