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§ 12-1203. Relationship with International Swimming Pool and Spa Code

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic SafetyEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 12. Building and Material Codes; Other Safety Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 12. Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Public Safety, § 12-1203
§ 12-1203. Relationship with International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
Adoption as Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards
(a)(1)(i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, the Department shall adopt by regulation, as the Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards, the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, with the modifications incorporated by the Department in accordance with subsection (b) of this section.
(ii) The Department shall adopt, as part of the Standards, the provisions of the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code relating to the requirements for additions, alterations, and repairs without modification.
(2) The Department shall adopt each subsequent version of the Standards within 18 months after it is issued.
Duties of Department
(b) Before adopting each version of the Standards, the Department shall:
(1) review the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code to determine whether modifications should be incorporated in the Standards;
(2) consider changes to the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code to enhance energy conservation and efficiency;
(3) subject to the provisions of item (2) of this subsection, adopt modifications to the Standards that allow any innovative approach, design, equipment, or method of construction, including additions, alterations, or repairs, that can be demonstrated to offer additional energy efficiency;
(4) consult with the Maryland Department of Health on the effect of the proposed changes on health and safety;
(5) accept written comments;
(6) consider any comments received; and
(7) hold a public hearing on each proposed modification.
Timing for application of Standards
(c) The Standards apply to each swimming pool or spa in the State for which an application for a permit is received by a local jurisdiction on or after December 31, 2023.

Credits

Added by Acts 2022, c. 730, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 12-1203, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 12-1203
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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