A child-resistant barrier is required by the Swimming Pool Act 1992 to separate any residential type building from the swimming pool at all times. A detached or attached garage, laundry, shed, BBQ area, clothes line or any structure not primarily associated to the pool is included under the legislation definition of a residential building and is required to be separated from the swimming pool. Residential buildings, as defined by the legislation, are not to be located inside the swimming pool barrier.
The purpose of separating the swimming pool from residential buildings is:
Wollondilly Shire Council has taken a position that allows certain structures within the pool area, provided the structure is ancillary to the pool and primarily used in connection with the pool.
The following structures are allowed in the enclosed pool area:
The following structures are not allowed in the enclosed pool area and are to be located and accessed outside the swimming pool enclosure:
For further information download the Structures Within Pool Enclosures Fact Sheet.
A child-resistant barrier is required by the Swimming Pool Act 1992 to separate any residential type building from the swimming pool at all times.
The Swimming Pool Fence Exemption Application form is available on request. Contact email@example.com.
Download the Swimming Pool Certificate of Compliance.
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