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4717.1350 POOL FACILITY CAPACITY.

Subpart 1.

Posting pool facility capacity.

The capacity for the pool, determined according to subpart 2, must be posted in the pool enclosure area.

Subp. 2.

Pool user capacity.

User capacity must be determined as specified in this subpart.

A.

One person is permitted for each 15 square feet of pool water surface in areas of the pool with five feet or less in water depth.

B.

One person is permitted for each 25 square feet of pool water surface in areas of the pool over five feet in water depth.

C.

Three hundred square feet of pool water surface area must be reserved around each diving board, diving platform, or slide. The area in this item must not be included when computing the user capacity in item B. Ten persons must be included in the user capacity for each diving board, diving platform, and slide.

D.

Spa pools must be limited to one user for each three linear feet of seating space provided in the spa pool, measured along the front edge of the seats.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.05; 144.12; 144.123; 145A.02; 157.01

History:

19 SR 1419; 19 SR 1637

Published Electronically:

May 11, 2009

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