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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 460. Regulations Governing Tourist Establishment Swimming Pools and Other Public Pools
6/21/2024

12VAC5-460-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Construction" means any construction, remodeling, or major alterations.

"Design load" means the maximum number of persons permitted in the pool at any given time, to be determined by dividing the total square footage of swimming pool water surface area by 27.

"Operator" or "manager" means the individual or individuals responsible for operation and management of the lodging facility and all of its facilities including the swimming pool.

"Person" means an individual, firm, corporation or association.

"State Health Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Health for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

"Swimming pool" shall mean any swimming, wading, or spray pool, including all appurtenant equipment, structures, and facilities provided for the use of guests by transient lodging establishments.

Statutory Authority

§ 35.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-35-05 § 1, eff. March 1, 1962.

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