Swimming Pool Fence Inspections and Safety Certificates
The Swimming Pools Amendment Act 2012 commenced on 29 October 2012 and makes a number of amendments to the Pools Act 1992
Swimming pool owners will be required to register their swimming pools on an online register, which is to be provided by the NSW State Government; coming online by 29 April 2013 . By registering pool owners are stating that their pool fence complies with all safety standards and regulations. Are you certain that yours does?
There is a penalty for owners who fail to register a pool.
Pool owners will require a compliance certificate before sale or lease of their property from 29 April 2014 onwards.
How can we help you with this?
The most important thing we offer to our valuable clients is peace of mind. By using our Quality swimming pool safety inspectors, you can be assured that at the time of registry your swimming pool fence complies with all safety standards and regulations. Our inspectors will come out to your property and inspect your fence; identifying any non compliance issues. If any issues of non compliancy are identified the client will be provided with a list of issues and also a report detailing how to make your fence a complying fence.
Pool Safety is a very serious concern, by using our quality inspection you are taking the necessary steps to keep your children, friends and family safe. Book an inspection today so you will be confident when registering that your fence complies with all safety standards.
Tough new swimming pool rules have been introduced in NSW which are designed to enhance pool safety in an effort to reduce the number of drownings in NSW swimming pools.
The Swimming Pools Act has been amended and pool owners are now required to register their pools on a state wide register and have their pools inspected.
Pool owners must register their pools by the 29 October 2013 and there will be a penalty ($220) for those pool owners who fail to register their swimming pools by this date.
As of the 29 October 2013, mandatory inspections of pools will start and there will be a fee for this service.
As of the 29 April 2014, pool owners will be required to have their pools inspected and passed before they can sell or lease their property.
New pools less than 3 years old will be exempt from the inspection program (3 years from the date of issue of the Occupation Certificate).
Ensure you are safe and compliant by booking a swimming pool fence inspection today. Book an inspection online today or call East Coast Building Consultants on (02) 6680 8705 to find out more.
Councils will have to start mandatory inspections of pools at tourist, visitor and multi-occupancy developments by 29 April 2014.
To register your pool or for more information about these changes, go to http://www.swimmingpoolregister.nsw.gov.au or contact your local council.
East Coast Building Consultants Pty Ltd is a NSW wide business, which has qualified & licensed inspectors to inspect pool fences and issue Pool Safety Certificates.
We issue prescribed Pool Safety Certificates, or, if your pool does not comply, we issue detailed “Notices of Non-Conformity” which set out what needs to be done to bring the pool fence to the required standard. Simply hand this to your fence repairer….Pool fence inspections just got easier!
East Coast Building Consultants Pty Ltd are accredited certifiers under the Building Professionals Board and is a member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyor.
We are Fully Insured – Professional Indemnity and Public liability insurance. All East Coast Building Consultants Pty Ltd Pool Safety Inspectors are protected by $10,000,000 of Professional Indemnity Insurance. Before you consider any other pool inspector, ask them how much cover they have – the minimum $1m cover that some carry will not be enough if things go wrong.
We understand that the reason behind this legislation is to save young lives. We will help you by checking your pool fence, ensuring it is compliant and when it is, issuing you with a certificate that is also held on the State Government Pool Register. For your piece of mind.