Swimming Pool and Spa Registration

Swimming Pool and Spa Registration

Do you have a Swimming Pool or Spa? If so, new regulations introduced by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning commenced on 1 December 2019 will require that all Swimming Pools and Spas in Victoria be registered by 1 November 2020 (previously 1 June 2020).

In addition to the registration of the Swimming Pool or Spa property owners will be required to provide a Certificate of Swimming Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance by:

  • 1 November 2021 for swimming pools and spas built before 30 June 1994;
  • 1 November 2022 for pools built between 1 July 1994 and 1 May 2010; or
  • 1 November 2023 for all pools built after 1 May 2010,

and then every 4 years.

Council is currently trialing an online portal for property owners to register their swimming pool and/or spa which available at https://yarriambiack.greenlightopm.com/new-app?appTypeID=24.

A registration form will also be available on Councils website at https://yarriambiack.vic.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/Form-22-Swimming-Pool-and-Spa-registration.pdf.

A Registration fee of $31.80 applies for each swimming pool or spa.

Property owners with swimming pools or spas that are not registered by 1 November 2020 may face a fine of up to 10 penalty units, currently equating to $1652.20.

The regulations also apply to relocatable pools that have been erected for at least 3 days.

More information regarding the Swimming pool and spa barriers can be found at: https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/consumers/safety-guides/swimming-pools.

Link for registration: https://yarriambiack.greenlightopm.com/new-app?appTypeID=24

Registration Form