Public Swimming Pools

The Electronic Safety and Licensing Application (eSLA) is now live for Public Swimming Pools. Customers must use eSLA to submit plan reviews/permits, as well as search the ​Public Lookup for this program area.

Visit to get started, or go to the Customer Information page for instructions on first-time login.

Staff review plans and specifications for the construction or alteration of public swimming pools.  This includes whirlpools, public swimming pools, water recreation attractions and swimming pool equipment.  Consultation and inspection are also provided.

SPS 390 Design and Construction of Public Swimming Pools and Water Attractions (Appendix)

Existing Swimming Pool Alteration Guidance

Questions regarding the Publish Swimming Pools code can be sent to


Public Swimming Pools Application for Review (R11/2016)
SBD-10606​Public Swimming Pools Compliance Statement (R03/2013)

Pool Inspection

Contact the following municipalities for inspections of pools within their jurisdiction:

City of Madison, Department of Public Health, 210 M L King Jr. Blvd., Rm 507, Madison, (608) 266-4821

City of Milwaukee, Department of Neighborhood Services, 4001 S Sixth St., Milwaukee, (414) 286-5799