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Compliance Requirements

Renting a property with a swimming or spa pool?

A copy of a valid certificate of compliance or relevant occupation certificate must be attached to new residential tenancy agreements.

Selling a property with a swimming or spa pool?

A copy of a valid certificate of compliance, or relevant occupation certificate, or a valid certificate of non-compliance, must be attached to the sales contract.

Buying a property with a swimming or spa pool?

Vendors are now able to transfer obligation of obtaining a 'certificate of compliance' to the purchaser, where a 'certificate of non-compliance' can now be attached to the sales contract.

The buyer of this property has 90 days from the date of settlement to address any issues of pool barrier non-compliance and obtain a certificate of compliance.

Compliance Process - When We Make Your Pool Safe

  1. Swimming pool owners must register their swimming pool or spa pool on the NSW Swimming Pool Register.
  2. Pool owner to book a pool barrier inspection with the local council or an E1 accredited private certifier registered with the NSW Building Professionals Board.
  3. If any areas of non-compliance are found the certifier will write a report outlining the problems & recommended modifications you will have 6 weeks to arrange for appropriate tradespeople to carry out the required work.
  4. Pool owner to book the certifier for re-inspection, in quest to achieve a certificate of compliance.
  5. Importantly - Pool owners must also:
  • Maintain the pool barrier,
  • Prevent climbable objects from being placed anywhere near the pool barrier,
  • Ensure adult supervision of children around the pool.

See our range of specialty services to address non-compliant pools or spas

Contact Safe Pools Smart Fences today for an obligation free consultation

Contact Safe Pools Smart Fences for an obligation free consultation

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