You may need a Planning Permit, a Building Permit or both to install a swimming pool or spa.

Depending on your circumstances, you may also need a:

  • Tree Protection Local Law Permit
  • Road or Footpath Occupancy Permit
  • Asset Protection Permit
  • Safety barrier during construction
  • Safety inspection

How to use this guide

To help you work out which permits you need, begin at Step 1 and answer the questions one at a time. You will be asked to look at overlay information and to measure the depth of the pool or spa. You will also learn about which safety precautions need to be in place during construction.

More information

For information about planning and Planning Permits, contact our Statutory Planning team on (03) 9278 4888 or at [email protected]

For information about building and Building Permits, contact our Building Services team on (03) 9278 4999 or at [email protected].

Before you begin

Before finalising your design:

In this guide: