OCGA 31-3-4 (A) (3) Interpretation
In Vinson v. Home Builders Assoc. of Atlanta, 233 Ga. 948 (213 SE2d 890) (1975), the Georgia Supreme Court held that under what is now OCGA 31-3-4 (a) (3), a county board of health is empowered to only "take such steps as may be necessary to prevent and suppress disease and conditions deleterious to health" and that the legislature did not grant power to boards of health "to adopt and enforce rules and regulations which require attendants, lifeguards, safety equipment, gates and fences at swimming pools of apartments" or any other matters related to public safety. Id. at 948-949.