|(a) Plans for new construction of pools and spas. DSHS
may review plans for pools and spas to ensure compliance with construction
requirements. If DSHS intends to review plans, DSHS will notify the
owner or operator in writing.
(b) Additions, alterations, renovations, or repairs
authorized. A minor addition, alteration, renovation, or repair to
an existing pool or spa and related mechanical, electrical, and plumbing
systems may be performed in accordance with the construction standard
that was in place when the pool and spa was constructed.
(c) Accepted practice for pools and spas. The structural
design and materials for pools and spas constructed before the effective
date of this subchapter must be in accordance with accepted industry
engineering practices and methods prevailing at the time of original
construction unless otherwise stated in this subchapter.