Aquatic Venue Permit Application

To be Aquatic Venue certified with Jackson County Environmental Health, you are required to have one of these certifications; Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool/Spa Operator Certification Program (CPO)


The CPO & AFO courses can be taken online or in classroom sessions. There is an array of courses available 24 hours a day, courses vary in price. Once certificated you MUST PRINT OUT CERTIFICATION. Courses available in English and Spanish.

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Permit Application Fee
Aquatic Venue Permit (PDF) $155
  $30 Non-Profit

Aquatic Venue Complaint Form

If you are concerned about the safety or cleanliness of a pool in the city, call 816-847-7073 or fill out the online form. Be prepared to give the following:

  • Name and address of the facility
  • Date and time of visit
  • What you saw

*All information is kept confidential and without it, if there is a question, an officer will not be able to contact you regarding the complaint information.