Details the basic pool safety barrier design requirements
Swimming pool laws explained including child resistant fencing and gate requirements.
A balcony requires a balustrade that complies with Australian standards.
Stairs or ramps providing access to or from the pool are required to be provided with a fence and gate in accordance with barrier requirements.
Provided these structures are solely associated with pool operation/use, they are allowed. Their size needs to be in keeping with the size of the pool.
Register your pool, request council to inspect your pool and issue a pool certificate of compliance. Pool inspection program.
The basic rule of pool removal is if you needed approval to build it, you need approval to demolish it.
Is your pool exempt? How does it stay exempt? When is it no longer exempt?
Current requirements and new requirements from 29 April 2016.