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Pool Basics Training Class

This class is for operators or trainees who want to brush up on or learn more about pool filters, water illness prevention, test kits, chemical standards, typical water problems and general pool maintenance and operation.

This class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 in Room 119 at the Clackamas County Red Soils Campus Development Services Building.

The class fee is $35.

Topics covered in the class include:

There will also be a question-and-answer session.

To register, call 503-655-8384.

Food Facilities


A Public Health plan review is required for new restaurants, before remodeling or when the menu is changed. The Public Health review is separate from the building department plan review.

Temporary Restaurants

A temporary restaurant requires a license when food is prepared or served for consumption by the public at events.

Mobile Food Units (food trucks)

Food trucks are subject to the Oregon Food Sanitation Rules and must be licensed. A Public Health plan review is required for new mobile food units, remodeled units or when the menu is changed.

Vending Machine Licenses

Vending machines that dispense potentially hazardous (perishable) food or unpackaged drinks must be licensed.

Tourist Facilities and Organizational Camps

Motels, Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, Organizational Camps and RV Parks.

Limited-Use and General-Use Swimming Pools, Spa Pools and Fountains

Pools, spas, wading pools and interactive fountains associated with motels, camps, hotels, RV Parks, residential sub-divisions and condominiums with more than four residences are public pools requiring a license. A Public Health plan review is required for new or remodeled facilities.

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