Inspection program

Swimming pool barrier inspection program

In accordance with the Swimming Pools Act 1992, Council has adopted a Swimming Pool Barrier Inspection Program PDF, 151.29 KB for the inspection of barriers and fencing to privately-owned swimming pools within Randwick City Council, including pools associated with the following types of premises:

  • Backpackers
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Serviced apartments
  • Residential flat buildings
  • Residencies having more than 2 separate dwellings

The legislation states that these accommodation types have to be inspected once every three years.

For inspections initiated by the Council Program or an application for a swimming pool Certificate of Compliance, we charge a $150 fee for the initial inspection, or $250 if two or more inspections are required.

Council officers will also inspect swimming pool barriers within other residential premises, upon receipt of certain types of applications, certificates and complaints.

Last Updated: 24 October 2022
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