Permit to Construct, Alter or Extend an Aquatic Facility or Water Body - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to construct, alter or extend an aquatic facility or water body. Water bodies this permit is required for include spa pools, swimming pools, water slides and wave pools. Aquatic facilities are the water bodies themselves, as well as any toilets, changing rooms, lighting, fencing, concourses, industrial plant and structures related to those water bodies.

This permit is not required for:

  • water bodies part of a strata or residential complex with less than 30 dwelling units
  • aquatic facilities that only use water directly from the ocean
  • naturally occurring water bodies
  • any other facility exempted by the agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • include detailed plans of your proposed construction, alteration or extension as required by the agency
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Permit revoked upon completion of works.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

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

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Regulation(s) name

Health (Aquatic Facilities) Regulations 2007 WA

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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

Water Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park, Western Australia 6008
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Email: swimmingpools@health.wa.gov.au