Recreational Program (Pools, Spas, Camps, and RV Parks)
Pools, Spas, & Spray Grounds:
The Environmental Health Division licenses and inspects all public pools, spas, and spray grounds located in Ross County under authority of Ohio Revised Code 3749 and Ohio Administrative Code 3701-31. Pools and spas in Ross County are inspected on a monthly basis by Environmental Health Sanitarians to ensure pools are being maintained and operated to help prevent possible recreational waterborne illnesses or safety hazards at the pools.
Campgrounds, RV parks, and Temporary Park / Camps:
The Environmental Health Division licenses and inspects all campgrounds, RV parks, temporary parks, and recreational camps in Ross County under authority of Ohio Revised Code 3729 and Ohio Administrative Code 3701-26. The Environmental Health Sanitarians inspect 3 to 4 times per year to ensure the camps are free of health and safety hazards. We have 2 major types of licenses, permanent licenses for Campgrounds, RV Parks, Combined Parks / Camps and a temporary Campground License for time limited events such as festivals, races, and other events that allow camping.