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What approvals do I need? - Swimming pool

Description A swimming pool is any excavation or structure that will contain more than 30cm of water.
Do I need approval?

Planning Approval (also referred to as Development Approval) is not required for swimming pools proposed in a residential zoned area.

For swimming pools proposed in any other zone, planning approval is required. Should it be required, planning approval must be obtained prior to a building permit being issued.

A Building Permit is required prior to the construction of any swimming pool/spa that will contain more than 300mm (30cm) depth of water.

What do I need to submit?

Planning

Please refer to the City's DA Checklist - Residential Additions for a complete list of the information required to apply for planning approval.

Building

Please refer to the City's Swimming Pools & Spas Information Sheet for a complete list of the information required to apply for a building permit.

If your structure has already been constructed without prior approvals and/or permits, please refer to our Unauthorised Works page which includes a separate application checklist.

Fees & Lodgement

Fees:

Please refer to the below page for further information regarding application fees.

Planning and Building Application Fees

Lodgement:

The City's preferred method for submitting Planning and Building applications is online. Please refer to the below links to lodge an application.

Online Planning Forms

Online Building Forms

Do not hesitate to contact the City on 9405 5000 if you have any queries prior to lodgement.