The Victorian Government introduced new safety laws for pools and spas in December 2019. If you are the owner of a property with a pool or spa, you must:
If your pool or spa was built after 1 November 2020, you will need to lodge a certificate of barrier compliance with your registration.
If you’re unable to apply online, please contact us to arrange an alternative method.
Depending on when your pool or spa was built, you may need to lodge a certificate of barrier compliance with your registration. Visit our safety laws for pools and spas page for more information.
It is the responsibility of the property owner to register a pool or spa. If you are a tenant, contact your property manager directly.
Your application must include:
Register a permanent pool or spa
Register a temporary or relocatable pool or spa
If you are unsure what type of pool or spa to select, view registration requirements on the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) website.
We will send you written confirmation confirming:
Once your pool or spa has been registered, and you have lodged your first certificate, you will need to get your pool or spa inspected and certified every four years.
Pool and Spa Regulations Fact Sheet(PDF, 1MB)
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