New Pool Regulations
Important changes in the law will affect all "pool owner" Vendors and Landlords.......
As from 29th April 2014, pool owners will be required to
have a valid Swimming Pool Compliance Certificate before selling or leasing a property with a swimming pool.
The new laws apply to owners of Swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), Spas and portable and inflatable pools that are capable of being filled with water greater than 300mm in depth.
Pool owners must ensure that their pool is registered in the State Government's online register by 29th October 2013. Failure to register could result in a penalty of $220 for the owner.
Pool owners are required to have their pool inspected before a Compliance Certificate can be issued which can be applied forat your local council or a private certifier.