Building permits for private swimming pools and pool fences

This fact sheet provides guidance on the requirement for building permits for private swimming pools and fences that form part of their safety barrier (pool fences).

In Western Australia, private swimming pools with water that is more than 300mm deep must have a compliant safety barrier. Safety barriers help prevent the drowning deaths and injury of young children under the age of five years by restricting their access to the private swimming pool.

Building and Energy
Fact sheet
Last updated 30 May 2024

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