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Public swimming pool approval - Ipswich City Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval to operate a public swimming pool. Approval is required for swimming pools which are used for a commercial purpose. Examples include the following:

  • aquatic centres
  • learn to swim pools
  • gym and health centre pools
  • hydrotherapy pools (including flotation therapy pools, recovery pools)
  • holiday accommodation pools
  • club pools
  • private school pools.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Approval may be granted with additional conditions, which may include:

  • the operator is to test the water daily to ensure that biological contaminants are kept within levels specified in Australian Standards
  • provision of equipment for emergency medical treatment and first aid or rescue of persons in difficulty or other aspects of public health and safety
  • display of notices providing information about basic lifesaving resuscitation and first aid techniques or warning about possible dangers
  • installation of special equipment for filtering, purifying, and recirculating the water
  • provision of dressing rooms and facilities for showering and sanitation.

You may need development approval if you are starting a new public swimming pool or re-establishing a public swimming pool that was abandoned.

Duration

As specified

Expiry

30 June

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $960.00

Design assessment and initial licence. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $515.00

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $108.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $69.00

Minor amendment. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $108.00

Major amendment. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Transfer process

Transfer

This licence is transferrable.

Approval time

Within 30 business days

Administering agency

Ipswich City Council

Contact details

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