Notice of Intent to Open or Re-Open a Public Pool or Spa

In accordance with the Ontario Regulation 494/17 – Amending Reg. 565 of R.R.O. 1990 (PUBLIC POOLS), all owner/operators of public pools or spas are required to notify the Medical Officer of Health or Public Health Inspector at the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), at least 14 days before opening a new pool/spa or re-opening a closed pool/spa if the closure was for longer than 4 weeks. This is applicable to seasonal public pools, and to all public pools/spas when closed for any reason.
This information can be submitted online by filling out the form below. Alternatively, you can download and complete the Notice of Intent to Open or Re-Open A Public Pool or Spa – PDF Form.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The pool or spa cannot be opened or re-opened until permission has been obtained in writing from the Medical Officer of Health or Public Health Inspector at the EOHU.

Eastern Ontatio Health Unit / Bureau de santé de l'Ontario