OAR 333-062-0150
Bathhouses and Sanitary Facilities


Where a spa pool is operated in conjunction with a companion facility, a bathhouse common to both facilities shall be acceptable, provided the minimum facility ratios and locations described in sections (2) through (5) of this rule are followed.


Bathhouses must be maintained in good repair and kept clean. Bathhouses for all spa pools built after September 1, 2014 must:


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Meet the requirements of:
The Oregon Structural Specialty Code, 2014 Edition;
The Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code, 2014 Edition;
The Oregon Electrical Specialty Code, 2014 Edition;
The Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code, 2014 Edition.


Including all permit and inspection requirements of the aforementioned codes.


Provide toilets and lavatories within 1,000 feet (305 m) of the spa;


Contain dressing room(s) and sanitary facilities, separate for each sex;


Have floors which are slip resistant, easily cleanable, and coved to a height of four inches (100 mm);


Have shower compartments with walls which are impervious to water to a height of six feet (1.8 m) above the floor. An effective water-tight joint between the wall and the floor shall be maintained. (Wooden racks or duck boards over shower floors are prohibited);


Have interior wall and ceiling finishes which are smooth, easily cleanable, and impervious to water;


Where rubber or impervious mats are used, have such mats clean and dry between usages;


Have shower stall floors that are finished with non-slip impervious surfaces;


Where glass bath or glass shower doors are used, have such doors made of safety glass.


Sanitary facilities, based upon the following maximum user load and equal distribution of sexes, shall be provided:




Women, one per 40 spa users or fraction thereof, with a minimum of two;


Men, one per 60 spa users or a fraction thereof with a minimum of two. Urinals shall be an acceptable substitute for no more than one-half of the toilets.


Lavatories adjacent to toilets, one per 60 spa users or fraction thereof.


Showers — One shower head per 40 pool users of fraction thereof, with a minimum of two.


Hot and cold or tempered water only shall be provided at all shower heads.


Soap shall be provided at all shower heads and lavatories.


Hose bibs shall be provided for washing down the bathhouse interior.


Floors shall slope a minimum of one-quarter inch per foot (2.1 percent slope) and shall drain to floor drains.


The bathhouse shall be located within 1,000 feet (305 m) of the spa pool.
[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Source: Rule 333-062-0150 — Bathhouses and Sanitary Facilities, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=333-062-0150.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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