Swimming pools and spas

Need to register a swimming pool or spa at your home? Find out what you need to do, from inspections to registrations and compliance.

The State Government has extended the timeframe to lodge your certificate of compliance with Council.

The due date for lodging your certificate of compliance has been extended as follows:

Pool or spa construction date

Date compliance certificate must be lodged

On or before 30 June 1994 1 June 2022
From 1 July 1994 until 30 April 2010 1 June 2023
From 1 May 2010 until 31 October 2020 1 June 2024

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On 1 December 2019, new laws came into effect in Victoria making it mandatory to register swimming pools and spas.
Safety inspector filling out forms
After you register your pool or spa with us, you then need to arrange an inspection prior to the Certificate of Compliance due date.
Swimming pool toy

Find out how to lodge your certificate of compliance after your pool or spa has passed inspection.

Pond in backyard

Understand your responsibilities as a pool or spa owner, and what happens if you don't comply.

Pool fence with pool chair

You're responsible for registration and inspections of your pool, spa or safety barrier. There are fines for non-compliance.

public aquatic facility

A public aquatic facility is a pool or spa that the public can use, such as those in hotels and apartment complexes, for instance.