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


You will need this permit if you intend to construct, alter or extend an aquatic facility or water body. A water body includes spa pools, swimming pools, water slides and wave pools. Aquatic facilities consist of one of more water bodies as well as any toilets, changing rooms, lighting, fencing, concourses, industrial plant and structures related to those water bodies.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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


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.

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.



Permit revoked upon completion of works.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Aquatic Facilities) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Water Unit

Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Mailing address: PO BOX 8172
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Phone: 08 9388 4999