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Pools and Spas

Florida Department of Health in Glades County

  •  (863) 946-0707


    (863) 946-3097

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 489  

    1021 Health Park Drive 

    Moore Haven, Florida 33471 

Swimming Pools

This Department regulates all public pools and bathing places as defined in Chapter 64E-9 of the Florida Administrative Code. 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 Department. Annual Permits issued by the Department are valid from July 1 through June 30. These permits must be applied for and renewed annually.

Contact Information
All questions regarding the Pool program can be addressed by calling the main Environmental Health Section phone number: 863-946-0707.

 Permit Types

  • Pool and Bathing Places greater than 25,000 gallons/$350.00
  • Pools of 25,000 gallons or less/$175.00
  • Exempted Condominiums with over 32 units/$50.00
  • Non-Routine Inspection/$40.00


Florida Department of Health Swimming Pool page

Regulatory Code

Chapter 64E-9 Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places