Approval to Operate a Public Swimming Pool or Spa - New South Wales

Service summary

If you are going to operate a public swimming pool or spa you are required to notify the Council.

A swimming pool or spa is considered to be public if:

  • The public is admitted as an entitlement of membership of a club;
  • It is provided at a workplace for the use of employees;
  • It is provided at a hotel, motel or guest house or at holiday units, or similar facility, for the use of guests; or
  • It is provided at a school or hospital.

Public pools do not include those that are situated at private residential premises.

The operator of a public swimming pool or spa is also required to ensure that the pool or spa and the surrounding area is kept clean (i.e. in such condition as to minimise the transmission of disease).

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Operate a Public Swimming Pool or Spa - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Northern Beaches Council

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2012 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Northern Beaches Council

Operating address:
59A Old Barrenjoey Road
Avalon Beach, New South Wales 2107
Operating address:
Village Park
1 Park Street
Mona Vale, New South Wales 2103
Operating address:
725 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Operating address:
Town Hall, 1 Belgrave Street
Manly
NSW 2095
Mailing address:
PO BOX 882
Mona Vale, New South Wales 1660
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1336
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Mailing address:
PO BOX 82
Manly, New South Wales 1655

Phone:

02 9970 1111

Phone:

02 9942 2111

Phone:

02 9976 1500

Fax:

02 9970 1200

Fax:

02 9971 4522

Fax:

02 9976 1400

Website:

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