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Racine, WI 53403
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Lodging Facility Licensing
Food Safety and Licensing
City of Racine Public Health Department
The City of Racine Public Health Department - Environmental Health Division annually licenses and inspects public swimming pools, whirlpool facilities, and other water attractions, such as the Dr. Laurel Salton Clark Memorial Fountain in downtown Racine, to protect the health and well-being of residents and visitors.
The following is required for licensing:
Submit plans and schematics for the water facilities to the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS) Swimming Pools Program. Plans must be approved by SPS before a license can be issued. The
Application for Review should be submitted along with appropriate fees.
Complete the required application for license.
Application for Public Pool, Whirlpool, or Water Attraction License
Complete and submit a business plan to the Environmental Health Division. The plan should include procedures for the regular completion and submission of the
Monthly Swimming Pool Report to the Environmental Health Division.
Also include procedures for use of the
Swimming Pool and Water Attraction Fecal Incident Response Report. Refer to the CDC Fecal Incident Response Recommendations for more information.
Pay the one-time pre-inspection/application fee. This must be paid before any site visits will be conducted.
A pre-inspection of the facility must occur. All pre-inspections must be scheduled at least two (2) weeks in advance. Any violations found during the pre-inspection must be corrected pursuant to applicable state and local requirements prior to issuance of the
If a follow-up inspection is deemed necessary, it must be scheduled at least 72 hours in advance.
Pay the license fee. The licensing year runs from July 1 through June 30, and the license fee must be paid annually before July 1 to avoid penalties.
It is the responsibility of establishment operators to ensure licenses are paid on-time.
Other Agencies to
Building Department :
Joint Inspection by Fire and Building Departments
Racine City Hall, 730 Washington Avenue, Room 304 262-636-9464
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