Swimming pool building applications

This information is designed to assist you with the preparation of the required documentation for a  building application for a Class 10B swimming pool (as defined below) so that it may be assessed in a timely manner.

Please note, applications missing information may experience processing delays.

What is a Class 10B swimming pool?

A Class 10B covers all private or instruction/training swimming pools including an in ground, above ground swimming pool or spa. Public swimming pools will need to submit a Planning Application.


N.B. Special council permission is required in order to fill the pool via a fire hydrant.

STEP 1 Complete the checklist

STEP 2 Complete IDAS forms

STEP 3 Submit your application

STEP 4 Approval and inspections

STEP 5 Final inspection and Form 17 Certificate


Related information

Building application fee calculator

Class 10B checklist

Erosion and sediment control

Form 1 - Application details

Form 2 - Building work requiring assessment against the Building Act 1975

Pool safety and owner obligations

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