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Do I need a consent for a pool Auckland?

Do I need a consent for a pool Auckland?

On ground and in ground swimming pools and large spas You will not need a building consent for your pool or spa if it sits directly on the ground, or in the ground, and it’s capacity is less than or equal to 35,000 litres.

What size pool does not need a fence NZ?

Any portable or inflatable pool that can hold 400mm depth of water or more is required to have a barrier by law.

Does a swimming pool require planning permission?

Swimming pools Planning permission is not usually required to install an outdoor domestic swimming pool as a pool is often considered as a garden project.

How close to house can pool be?

National and Local Requirements There is a national standard that requires that all swimming pools must be at least 10 feet away from the house walls. As mentioned, this will protect electrical wiring from leaks, floods, and splashes.

How close to the boundary can I build a swimming pool?

If you’re putting your pool near the boundary line, you’ll want to minimise disruption to your neighbours. A good rule to follow is to place the pool at least 1,000 millimetres from the boundary line, and the landscape between the boundary line and the pool to enhance the overall appearance of the space.

Does inflatable pool need fence NZ?

Do portable/inflatable pools need a barrier too? Yes, portable/inflatable pools are treated in the same way as other swimming pools. They must have barriers that restrict access by young children if they are filled or partly filled with water.

Can I put a pool up without a fence?

What types of pools require fencing in California. In California, any pool regardless of its size or shape built or remodeled after 2007 requires a pool fence. This includes spas and portable, in-ground or inflatable pools that contain over 18 inches of water.

Can you swim in Auckland?

With so many beaches and pools in Auckland, being able to swim is an essential safety skill. Explore Auckland’s coastline, marvel at a waterfall, hike a trail, walk the dog or follow a walkway or track to a lookout. Thinking of joining us?

What are the rules for swimming pools in South Africa?

The Act applies to all residential pools and small heated pools with a maximum depth of 400mm or more. Pools that are filled or partly filled with water must have physical barriers that restrict access to the pool by unsupervised children under 5 years of age.

Do you need a building consent for a pool deck?

If you are installing a new deck to support your pool, but do not need a consent for the deck, you still need to make sure the deck can carry the weight of the pool. Pool and spa projects can have specific resource and building consent requirements, depending on their size and location.

Where can I find out the rules for Auckland’s Unitary Plan?

To find out the rules for your area: check the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan check the district and regional plans  contact us. You may need a building consent to put in a small spa or heated pool

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