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

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyInspection$146.00

Initial inspection fee.

Application$100.00

Notification.

Inspection$40.50Fee per additional pool or spa.

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

Penrith City 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
Penrith City Council


Operating address:
St Marys Business Office
207 - 209 Queen Street
St Marys, New South Wales 2760
Operating address:
Penrith Civic Centre
610 High Street
Penrith, New South Wales 2750
Mailing address:
PO BOX 60
Penrith, New South Wales 2750

Phone:

02 4732 7777

Fax:

02 4732 7958
council@penrithcity.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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