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Bathing Establishment with Pool (Annual & Seasonal)

Operating & Renewing

Operating Requirements

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    All New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Health Department) permits and licenses that have listed expiration dates after March 13, 2020 remain valid because of the COVID-19 public health emergency. All seasonal mobile food vending permits/licenses and seasonal bathing establishments/beaches with listed expiration dates on or after October 31, 2019 also remain valid. 

    We encourage you to renew your permit or license now.
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      The DOHMH is responsible for certifying structural stability and safety of pool related construction activities. The designing architect or engineer is responsible for certifying structural stability and safety of pool during empty and full conditions.

      To view Health Codes for this permit, click on and select Article 165.

      Applying for a DOHMH permit does not satisfy regulatory requirements of other City/ State Agencies. It is the business owner's responsibility to apply for all other permits, licenses, and authorizations required by other City and State Agencies. Failure to comply with relevant regulations, including those under the jurisdiction of other Agencies, may result in suspension of DOHMH permits until proof of compliance is provided.
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        Steps to renew online:

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        Renewals may be submitted online via the NYC Online Licensing system. Registration is required. You will not be permitted to renew a permit if you have outstanding fines. You can pay fines online before renewing.

        To renew online for the first time, you will need the Personal Identification Number (PIN) found on your Renewal Notice for each permit or license you hold. The PIN will allow you to link your existing records to one single online account. You only need to use your PIN to link to each permit or license record once.

        If you do not have access to your Renewal Notice, you may obtain your PIN(s) by completing an online PIN Request Form or by calling 311. 
        Note: If you need to upload any documents, you will be prompted to download the Microsoft Silverlight application.
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          Steps to renew by mail:

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          Follow the instructions on your renewal notice to renew by mail.
          • Steps to renew in person:

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            You may renew your permit in person at the DCWP Citywide Licensing Center. If you send someone to renew for you, they must present an Authority to Act on your behalf. 


              NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)

              Licensing Center

              42 Broadway, Lobby

              New York NY 10004