Request for a Swimming Pool or Spa Council Inspection

Once a swimming pool has been registered and a Notice of Pool Registration has been issued the owner must engage a registered Building Surveyor or Building Inspector to conduct an inspection of the swimming pool /spa barrier.

The first inspection must be arranged allowing a suitable time frame for any defects to be corrected including further reinspections to enable the pool/spa barrier certificate to be issued by the due date specified on the notice.

Owners have a choice to either engage the inspection privately or to use Councils inspection service. Councils inspection service operates on a commercial basis, the legislative requirements such as lodgement and issue of a barrier non-compliance certificate apply regardless of whether the inspection service is carried out by a private inspector or Surveyor or one issued via councils inhouse service.

Council employ registered Building Inspectors to carry out the swimming pool/Spa barrier inspection.

The Swimming pool/spa barrier inspection includes the following services:

  • Swimming Pool Inspection with up to two inspections included;
  • Issue of defects report/non-compliance certificate where required; and
  • Issue of Certificate of barrier compliance.

Application fees

  • $437.10 inclusive of the certificate of barrier compliance (CBC) fee
  • $104.00 for further inspections

What you need to apply

  • A notice of Swimming pool or spa registration; and
  • A credit card to make the payment

This form will take you a good 10 minutes and there are some things to get ready before you apply.

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