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Building Permits and Applications

Install a swimming pool in Western Australia

Brief Summary
Explaining building permits and applications to build or install a swimming pool and spa in Western Australia

Western Australia legislation
Installation and construction of an above and below ground swimming pools or spa's fall in the same category as building works and a building permit is required to be submitted to the relevant local government. Building Act 2011 (WA). Contact your local shire council for building permit applications. (Plus councils are a great source of information)

Permit for buidling of swimming pools in Perth

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Additional documentation that may be required with your swimming pool or spa application would be

  • A site plan with proposed location of the swimming pool or spa,
  • Certified design & engineering drawings with details of the pool or spa safety barrier/fencing
  • Building regulation 2012 and compliance to Australian standard 1926.

Informative document for pool and spas rules in Western Australia, courtesy of Building Commission in Perth is here

Perth rules about pools and spas for residential