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

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Approval to Operate a Public Swimming Pool or Spa - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2012 NSW

Administering agency

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Environmental and Customer Services

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Operating address: 135 Liverpool Street
Scone, New South Wales 2337
Operating address: 34 - 40 Vennacher Street
Merriwa, New South Wales 2329
Operating address: 47 Mayne Street
Murrurundi, New South Wales 2338
Mailing address: PO BOX 208
Scone, New South Wales 2337
Phone: 02 6540 1136
Fax: 02 6545 2671
Email: council@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au
Website: Upper Hunter Shire Council (Opens in new window)