swimming pool association

Reporting Unlicensed Activity

How to report unlicensed activity to the DBPR

  • The state of Florida requires a license; you can confirm licenses at www.MyFloridaLicense.com.
  • Non-licensed contractors performing work which requires a license can be reported to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Call the DBPR’s toll-free hotline 866-532-1440 or e-mail ULA@dbpr.state.fl.us (report is forwarded to local office / investigator). A list of regulation offices can be found at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/division-of-regulation/contact-information/


Download the DBPR app to make reports quickly and easily.

Licenses

There are four swimming pool contractor licenses. More detailed descriptions can be found here.

    • Commercial pool/spa contractor: They can repair, build/install and service residential and commercial pools and spas.
    • Residential pool/spa contractor: They can repair, build/install and service residential pools and spas (not commercial).
    • Swimming pool/spa servicing contractor: They can repair and service (not build) commercial and residential pools and spas.

Residential pool/spa servicing specialty contractor: They can repair and service (not build) residential pools and spas (not commercial).

 

Below The Surface the Industry blog

By Alvaro Mendoza, Commercial Energy Specialists / amendoza@ceswaterquality.com Once a service company takes over an account, they’re normally trying to figure out the personality of the pool, how much time they need to spend and what they have to do to keep the pool clear and the customers happy. Sometimes the pool is lightly used […]

By FSPA President Brian Kelly, Shamrock Pools / shamrockpls1091@aol.com As the summer winds down and the kids return back to school, many of our daily routines once again revert back to the primary focus of work. Not that the focus ever went away. It’s just that many of us with children have their priorities realigned […]

By Misty Knight, Zodiac Pool Systems / misty.knight@zodiac.com Remember playing the “telephone” game as a child? You sit in a circle where one person whispers to the next person what was said and then the person at the end of the line tells everyone what they think was originally said. Even though I am speaking […]