Do I need to register my pool?

Swimming pools(including spa pools and portable pools) are required to be registered and have a fence compliant with the pool safety standard.

A quick indication as to whether or not a swimming pool needs to registered and fenced is if:

  • the swimming pool is capable of holding a depth of water of 300mm or more; or
  • the swimming pool has a volume of greater than 2000 litres; or
  • the swimming pool has a filtration system. 

However, to accurately determine the requirements for registration and fencing it is necessary to have regard to:

A fence is required even if the pool is only installed temporarily (e.g. inflatable pool from a discount store). 

Swimming pools also require a Building Approval.


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