There are more than 1,100 public swimming pools in Wake County. These include city, apartment and neighborhood pools.

If you own or operate a swimming pool in Wake County, there are several things you should know before you can open your pool for use:
  • If you are building a new public swimming pool, there is a $250 fee for plan review.

  • All public swimming pool operators must be certified by Wake County and either the National Swimming Pool Association or the American Swimming Pool and Spa Association. Contact this office at 919-856-7400 for testing times and information for Wake County certification.

  • Familiarize yourself with State rules and Wake County swimming pool regulations.

  • You should download a copy of the CPO Checklist to find out what you are expected to do to keep your swimming pool operational.

  • Be sure you pay your swimming pool fees each year. The cost for the annual operation permit is $275 and can be paid online.

  • Use the Pool Operator's Pre-season Check List to ensure that your pool is ready for inspection.
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2014 Swimming Pool List

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If your pool billing address
has changed, contact
Terry Chappell at
919-856-7437.

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