In New York State,
Bathing Beaches must have a state, city, or county health department permit to operate legally and must operate in compliance with Subpart 6-2 (Bathing Beaches) of the State Sanitary Code requirements. A permit is issued only when the
Bathing Beach is in compliance with the state's health regulations.
State Regulations, Sanitary Code
For more information from the New York State Department of Health on Bathing Beaches, click here.