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 Amount Description
Apply Inspection All $127.00 -
Vary Inspection All $127.00 Reinspection fee per hour.

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

Bellingen Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Customer Service Team

Bellingen Shire Council

Operating address: 33-39 Hyde Street
Bellingen
NSW 2454
Mailing address: PO BOX 117
Bellingen, New South Wales 2454
Phone: 02 6655 7300
Fax: 02 6655 2310
Email: council@bellingen.nsw.gov.au
Website: Bellingen Shire Council (Opens in new window)