Owners of backyard Swimming Pools and/or Spas (both new and existing) must have their details registered (such as property address, age and type of Swimming Pool and/or Spa, etc) on the NSW Government Swimming Pool Register.
If a Swimming Pool and/or Spa has not been registered a fine may be imposed on the Owner up to $2,200.00.
Registration of a Swimming Pool and/or Spa can be carried out:
- Online for free at www.swimmingpoolregister.nsw.gov.au
- Completing and lodging a Pool Registration Form with your local Council which may impose a $10.00
At the time of registration, pool owners are required to carry out a self-assessment and a statement is required that to the best of their knowledge the Swimming Pool and/or Spa complies with Australian Standards.
For assistance in registering a Swimming Pool and/or Spa online click for following link:
Once the Swimming Pool and/or Spa is registered an Owner can than apply for a Compliance Certificate from Council or an accredited Certifier which will be mandatory for properties with a Swimming Pool and/or Spa before the property can be sold or leased after 24 April 2014.
For all your property legal requirements contact:
Aldren Conveyancing Services – Northern Beaches
Phone: (02) 9984 8840
Fax: (02) 9984 8850
Mobile: 0422 011 434