We are in Safe Start Phase 2. Read our press release.

Questions about COVID-19? Visit our COVID-19 pages.

We suspended most in-person services. Read our blog post.

The Health Department is closed July 3 for the Fourth of July Holiday.

Water in a swimming pool.

We are in Safe Start Phase 2. Use Department of Health's guidance to prepare for phased reopening.


Most pools and spas can reopen in Phase 3.

All public pools, spas and other water recreation facilities must remain closed until further notice. This includes:
  • Municipal pools and spas.
  • Water parks.
  • Private club and athletic club pools* and spas.
  • Apartment/boarding home/condominium pools and spas.
  • Hotel/motel pools and spas.
  • Home owners association pools and spas.
  • Camp/RV/mobile home park pools and spas.
  • Splash pads.

Phase 2

What can open now?

Phase 3

Phase 4

  • High-risk populations may use water recreation facilities.

Permit fee due date extended.

We extended the due date for pool, spa and other water recreation facility permits to July 1, 2020.

We suspended late fees and penalties for non-payment until Aug. 1, 2020. You must have a valid permit to operate.

Questions? Contact Community Safety at or (253) 798-4430.

Make your pool safer with proper operation and maintenance.

We provide the following to help Pierce County pool and spa operators keep their facilities safe.

  • Training.
  • Technical help.
  • Useful information and resources.

Post COVID-19 temporary closure signs.

Print these 8.5x11 color signs and post by your pools and spas.


COVID-19 Pool Closed Sign


COVID-19 Spa Closed Sign


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