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Swimming Pool Safety Barriers - Approval to Construct

Swimming Pool Safety Barriers - Approval to Construct

Please note, Development Approval is NOT required prior to application or approval of a building permit for a pool safety barrier. 

There are two ways an application for a pool safety barrier can be submitted to the City for approval.

Certified

  • Plans and documents for the proposed swimming pool barrier are supplied to an independent, registered Building Surveying Contractor.
  • A Certificate of Design Compliance (CDC) is produced and signed by the Building Surveying Contractor.
  • An application form (BA1) is completed and signed by the applicant, builder and owner.
  • The Application form along with the following is submitted to the City;
  1. CDC (2 copies of)
  2. All plans and documents listed on the CDC (2 copies of)
  3. Fees as applicable to the application
  4. Bonds as applicable to the application
    (See checklist below for required documents and plans)

A complete application will be assessed and a Building Permit will be issued within 10 working days (commencing the day after receipt).
If the application is incomplete, an official request for further information will be sent to the applicant.

Uncertified

  • An application form (BA2) is completed and signed by the applicant, builder and owner.
  • The Application form along with plans and documents for the proposed swimming pool barrier are submitted to the City. (see checklist  below for required documents and plans)
  • Applicable fees and bonds are paid to the City.

A complete application will be assessed and a CDC and Building Permit will be issued within 25 working days (commencing the day after receipt).  If the application is incomplete, an official request for further information will be sent to the applicant.

Application Forms

The application form relevant to the type of application can be found by clicking on the links below

BA1 - Application for building permit - certified

BA2 - Application for Building Permit - uncertified

Fees

To determine the relevant fee for your application please refer to the follwoing fee calculator.

Building Application Fee Calculator
 

Documents 
Building Applications Fee Calculator 1
Work affecting other land BA20, BA20A

Documents

Building Applications Fee Calculator 1

Work affecting other land BA20, BA20A