Safety Booklet, Fact Sheets, New Pools, Responsibilities, Inspection Program, Certificates of Compliance.
The comprehensive pool booklet and fact sheets of important pool information
Get started here with our summary about general requirements of pool ownership.
Swimming pool responsibilities under the Swimming Pools Act for owners, council and information if you are renting a property.
Resuscitation warning signs are required to be displayed in the vicinity of all pools. Signs can be purchased from council.
Pools are required to be surrounded at all times by a child-resistant barrier.
A pool certificate of compliance is essential when selling, purchasing or renting a property with a pool.
Spa pools are required to meet safety regulations including fencing or lockable covers. Indoor pool areas are to be restricted.
Any pool that can be filled with more than 300mm of water must be fenced.
Exemptions currently exist for some existing pools based on the age and location of the pool.
About our Pool Inspection Program and Certificates of Compliance.
All NSW pools (including spas and portable pools) must be registered - this can be done online.