Pool Barrier Services – End to end service, from preparing for your compliance check to engaging a contractor for installs or repairs.Does your pool or spa meet the new pool fencing regulations?

OUR GUARANTEE: If we conduct a Pre-Compliance Consultation and the owners take our advice on rectification works we will guarantee that if the Building Surveyor conducts a Compliance Inspection and it fails we will pay for any revisits required to get the barrier compliant. We also GUARANTEE that if we conduct a Pre-Compliance Consultation on a pool or spa constructed between 1950 and 2010 and the barrier system is fully compliant we will refund the Pre-Compliance Consultation fee.

Pool Barrier Services – End to end service, from preparing for your compliance check to engaging a contractor for installs or repairs.Our spa & pool safety inspection services ensure you meet the latest pool fencing regulations

OUR GUARANTEE: If we conduct a Pre-Compliance Consultation and the owners take our advice on rectification works we will guarantee that if the Building Surveyor conducts a Compliance Inspection and it fails we will pay for any revisits required to get the barrier compliant. We also GUARANTEE that if we conduct a Pre-Compliance Consultation on a pool or spa constructed between 1950 and 2010 and the barrier system is fully compliant we will refund the Pre-Compliance Consultation fee.

Pool Barrier Services – End to end service, from preparing for your compliance check to engaging a contractor for installs or repairs.Meeting pool fencing regulations ensures your kids safety when they’re spa & poolside

OUR GUARANTEE: If we conduct a Pre-Compliance Consultation and the owners take our advice on rectification works we will guarantee that if the Building Surveyor conducts a Compliance Inspection and it fails we will pay for any revisits required to get the barrier compliant. We also GUARANTEE that if we conduct a Pre-Compliance Consultation on a pool or spa constructed between 1950 and 2010 and the barrier system is fully compliant we will refund the Pre-Compliance Consultation fee.

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Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
LOCATION
1 Queens Road,
Melbourne

Pool fencing regulations are our #1 priority

Pool Barrier Services want you to enjoy your pool or spa, free from concerns that it isn’t secure or doesn't meet pool fencing regulations
Pool fencing safety
Our spa or/ and swimming pool fencing regulations inspections, checks against access points from kids to ensure not only spa/pool compliance but safety at all times for the kids
Pool fencing regulations compliance
New pool fencing regulations require a safety check every 4 years to obtain an up to date spa or/and swimming pool certificate of compliance. We can help with meeting the latest regulations
Pool fencing support network
Highly qualified trades who can help to rectify any pool fencing regulations safety issue. Whether you are installing a completely new spa and pool or simply need to make your existing pool fencing safe and align with the latest regulations, we can help
Pool fencing regulations & safety education
Providing easy-to-read spa and pool fencing regulations requirements safety reports that are kept for your reference in the future. Our reports make staying on top of your spa or/ and pool fencing regulations easy

Commonly asked spa & pool fencing regulations questions

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What are the new spa & pool fencing regulations?

The Amendment to the Building Regulations 2018 incorporating new Pool and Spa regulations has been released. The amended regulations have come into effect on 1st December 2019 and the introduction is widely affecting many property owners and occupiers.

The proposed implementation period requires owners of existing swimming pools and spas to take action by 1st November 2020.

Owners of all swimming pools and spas are required to be registered with your local council prior to or by 1st November 2020.

Then an inspection is required to be conducted and a certification issued by a Registered Building Surveyor or Registered Pool inspector under the following timelines:

For pools and spas constructed 30th June 1994 or earlier: Inspected and certified on or before 1st November 2021
For pools and spas constructed between 1st July 1994 and 1st May 2010: Inspected and certified on or before 1st November 2022.
For pools and spas constructed between 1st May 2010 to 31st October 2020: Inspected and certified on or before 1st November 2023.

2
Why are the spa & pool fencing regulations necessary?

The only reason that the legislation was brought in was to improve the safety & security around spas and pools. Compliance checks will help to safeguard against major accidents & drownings at your property.

3
How often do I need to do the inspection?

Every 4 years

4
How long does the spa or pool fencing inspection take?

It’s fairly straightforward, so please allow for 30-45 minute for your inspection

5
Do I even need spa or pool fencing?

If you have one of these, then yes!

All swimming pools and spas containing water greater than 300 mm (30 cm) must have a compliant safety barrier to restrict access to the pool area by young children. In-ground pools and spas, above-ground pools and spas, including inflatable pools, holding more than 300 mm (30 cm) of water, indoor pools and spas, bathing and wading pools containing more than 300 mm (30 cm) of water.

If you’ve got one of these, then no.

Bird baths, fountains, water supply/storage tanks, fish ponds, dams, baths used for personal hygiene and emptied after each use, spas inside a building (e.g. in a bathroom) used for personal hygiene and emptied after each use, pools or spas that cannot contain a water depth of more than 300 mm, inflatable swimming pools (typically toddler or wading pools) that cannot contain a water depth greater than 300 mm.

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Council or Shire spa & swimming pools register is the first step of many for meeting pool fencing regulations

Owners need to register their swimming pool or spa with the Council via the applicable council's website or in person. From there properties with a swimming pool or spa have a legal obligation to ensure pools or spas are regularly inspected to comply with spa or pool fencing regulations

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