The Florida Building Code 6th Edition will be officially implemented at the end of 2017 and compliance requirements for pool surfaces applied in Florida public swimming pools and spas has changed significantly. The attached memo describes the upcoming change and testing requirements that become effective January 1st, 2018.
This notice is provided as a courtesy of the Florida Public Swimming Pool Coalition. Please feel free to contact me or Jennifer Hatfield if you have any questions.
John (J.C.) Centera
President/United Pool & Spa Association (UPSA)
On behalf of the Florida Public Swimming Pool Coalition
The Florida Public Swimming Pool Coalition is a collaborative group of Florida pool professionals and organizations whose mission is to improve the safety and operations of public pools and spas in Florida. Group participants include the Florida Swimming Pool Association (FSPA), United Pool & Spa Association (UPSA), Building Officials Association of Florida (BOAF) and the Florida Department of Health (FDOH).