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$200.00Per hour.

Forms

Administering agency

Georges River 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
Georges River Council


Operating address:
Civic Centre, MacMahon Street
Hurstville
NSW 2220
Mailing address:
PO BOX 205
Hurstville BC, New South Wales 1481

Phone:

02 9330 6400

Fax:

02 9330 6223
mail@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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