swimming pool association

Licensing

Licensing in Florida

In order to build, renovate, service or repair pools / spas in Florida you must have a license issued by the Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB) or a locally issued license that is registered with the CILB.

An AFO, CPO, CPT, FPPS or similar certificate is not a license.  These certifications do not allow the repair, installation or replacement of equipment.

A state license is not required for residential pool water treatment, however some counties do require a locally issued county license for this work.

Resources and Information:

For information on state license renewal and the subcontractor license, visit our CILB page.

 Education Providers:

Below The Surface the Industry blog

Mike Kopke Pebble Technology The intent of this article is to shed light on fun facts and procedures of swimming pools in northern climates. When the snowbirds come down to Florida and miss experiencing the joys of winter, which include ice, snow and subzero freezing, they leave their northern pools behind. Here are some interesting […]

By Robert Sicignano, FLA Pools, Inc. Swimming pools have been around for a long time. Roman emperors had private swimming pools in which fish were also kept, hence one of the Latin words for a pool was piscina. The first heated swimming pool was built by Gaius Maecenas of Rome in the first century BC. […]

Brian Kelly FSPA President As the calendar flips and the new year begins, we are reminded that with a new year, new challenges present themselves to our businesses and our industry. We certainly have our ongoing, daily routines, and our focus on keeping our businesses operational and profitable take precedence over most other issues that […]