Under the Swimming Pools Amendment Act 2012 all pool owners are required to register their pool on the state-wide Swimming Pool Register. Closing date is 29 October 2013 and after this date fines apply. Find out how to register online or in person at Council’s Customer Service Centre.
The following information will help swimming pool owners to register their pool on the NSW Swimming Pool Register from 29 April 2013 - 29 October 2013.
From 29 October 2013 authorised officers may fine pool owners if their pools are not on the NSW Swimming Pool Register. Fines are $220 and if referred to a court a fine of up to $2,200 may be imposed.
Therefore register now and save yourself a potential fine. Registering online is free.
Registration can be carried out either:
1. Online at the NSW Swimming Pool Register website.
2. Lodging Pool Registration form at your Council
View/dowland a Pool Registration form or at Council’s Customer Service Centre.
Complete the details and answer the questions on page 1
Identify the Self Assessment document that best suits your pool and complete the Self Assessment document online
Sign and date the Registration form
Lodge the completed registration form and Self Assessment document with Council.
Please refer to the NSW Swimming Register Frequently Asked Questions document (PDF) for more information.