City of Bridgeton, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 323§1, 8-20-1958]
As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall have the respective meanings ascribed to them:
BATHING PLACE
Any body of water used collectively by numbers of persons for swimming and recreational bathing together with the shores, structures and equipment, and other areas and enclosures pertaining to such bathing place, but shall not include baths where the object is the cleansing of the body, or the practice of healing under medical supervision, unless such baths contain pools or tanks which are used collectively by a number of individuals.
SWIMMING POOL
An artificial pool of water, wading pool or spray pool, and auxiliary structures including dressing and locker rooms, toilets, showers and other areas and enclosures that are intended for the use of persons using the pool; but shall not include pools and auxiliary structures and equipment at private residences intended only for the use of the owner and friends.
[Ord. No. 323 §2, 8-20-1958]
No swimming pool or bathing place shall be constructed, altered, extended or modified unless and until the plans, specifications and any additional information relating to such swimming pool or bathing place, as may be requested by the Building Official shall be submitted to said Building Official and after review by the Health Officer found to comply with the minimum sanitary requirements provided by this Chapter and written approval, for the construction, alteration or modification of the swimming pool or bathing place, issued by said Health Officer. The review of the plans by the Health Officer shall relate only to insuring adequate protection to the public health. Any such swimming pool or bathing place, approved by the Health Officer, shall be constructed, altered, extended or modified in accordance with the provisions of the City Building Code and the City Plumbing Code.
[Ord. No. 323 §10, 8-20-1958]
Minimum standards for designs and operation of swimming pools shall be those prescribed by the County, on file in the office of the Council Clerk.
[Ord. No. 323 §9, 8-20-1958]
If and when the Health Officer upon inspection and investigation of a swimming pool or bathing place, determines that the conditions are such as to warrant prompt closing of such swimming pool or bathing place until the provisions of this Chapter and any rule or regulation hereunder are complied with, he shall immediately suspend the permit and notify the owner or operator of such action and require the owner or operator to prohibit any person from using said swimming pool or bathing place, and upon notification to the Police Chief, it shall be his duty to see that the notice of the County Health Officer shall be enforced. At such time as the owner or operator of said swimming pool or bathing place has met the provisions of this Chapter, the County Health Officer shall, in writing, authorize the use again of said swimming pool or bathing place.
[Ord. No. 323 §4, 8-20-1958]
It shall be the duty of any person owning or operating a swimming pool or bathing place to submit such operation and analytical records as may be requested by the County Health Officer to determine the sanitary conditions of the swimming pool or bathing place.
[Ord. No. 323 §3, 8-20-1958]
Any swimming pool or bathing place shall have such equipment and shall be so operated as to comply with the minimum sanitary requirements provided by this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 323 §8, 8-20-1958]
The County Health Officer shall make such inspections as may be necessary of any swimming pool or bathing place that may be open for public use and collect and analyze samples to determine that the water shall be of satisfactory bacterial, chemical and physical quality, at least once each week or as frequently as may be necessary to insure compliance with the minimum sanitary requirements of this Chapter and any rule or regulations hereunder.