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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Environmental Health Specialist
Public water recreation facilities are licensed to meet state standards and are inspected by an Environmental
Inspections by the health department ensure safety and sanitization standards are met for public pools
There are approximately 57 water recreational facilities in Kittitas County. This includes Swimming
pools, spas, wading and spray pools. Water Recreational places include but are not limited to city funded
pools, apartment, condominiums or home owners associations, hotel/motels, camp sites, or schools. This
includes all places used by the public. Swimming pools or spas at a single private residence are excluded
from being permitted but should still exercise the same safety standards as everyone else. Please contact
local building and planning with questions regarding private residence use.
Pool permit application
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.