environmental    Community Sanitation – Public and Semi-Public Swimming Pools and Spas

The New Bedford Health Department ensures swimming pools meet the regulations put forth by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.


Swimming Pools Fees
Plan Review for Pool or Spa $400
Annual Permit Fee – Swimming Pool $250
Annual Permit Fee – Specialty   Pools (Spa or Wading) $250
        Additional Inspection $90
Variance Request $360
Please pay by check or money order payable to the City of New Bedford.  All applications must be filed at our office located at 1213 Purchase Street, New Bedford.