La. Admin. Code tit. 51 § XXIV-101

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 8, August 20, 2022
Section XXIV-101 - Authority [formerly paragraph 24:029]
A. The state health officer shall decide the maximum number of persons who may utilize an artificial or semi-artificial swimming pool or bathing place; the quantity of fresh water which must be discharged into said pool or place; the treatment, if any, that the water in said pool or place shall receive; and the number, design, and operating conditions of dressing rooms, showers, toilets, and/or any other appurtenances that shall be provided to maintain sanitary conditions at said pool or bathing place. This information shall be stated in the letter of approval of plans after review.
B. [Formerly paragraph 24:030] The state health officer has the authority to decide the design and operating conditions of health related ancillary facilities, at natural swimming places or bathing places, such as "bath houses," dressing rooms, showers, and toilets.
C. [Formerly paragraph 24:031] No natural or semi-artificial swimming pool or bathing place shall be operated when the water in said pool or place is determined by the state health officer to be so polluted as to constitute a menace to health if used for swimming or bathing. The owner or operator of any semi-artificial swimming pool or bathing place and the owner or operator of the ancillary facilities at any natural swimming place or bathing place shall conspicuously post the area as "unsuitable for swimming or bathing," whenever the state health officer has determined that the area is so polluted as to constitute a menace to health.

La. Admin. Code tit. 51, § XXIV-101

Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, LR 28:1435 (June 2002).
AUTHORITY NOTE: The first source of authority for promulgation of the sanitary code is in R.S. 36:258(B), with more particular provisions found in Chapters 1 and 4 of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. This Part is promulgated in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 40:4(A)(11) and R.S. 40:5(2)(3)(16)(17)(20).