FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Concrete pools offer Aesthetic appeal, structural strength and flexibility in design. A concrete swimming pool can be built to suit your unique location and is built in the shape, size and depth you require. You may select steps, wet edges, caves or beaches to name a few design options.

Once the pre-construction site assessment, swimming pool design and proposal are complete the main stages are as follows:

1. Mark out the pool placement on your property and excavate the swimming pool hole.

2. Place steel reinforcing

3. Spray Concrete is applied to the steel and formwork via a Concrete pump.

4. Finish. The finishing of the swimming pool also allows a wide range of Aesthetic choice.

A few options include: Mosaic tiles; Granite; 3 mm Pebble

Read about all the details on our Construction pages.

You must apply for an interim compliance certificate before construction begins and may need to provide a dividing barrier form to your neighbor/s.

Get Interim Compliance Certificate

If you want to use a boundary fence as part of the pool safety barrier you must also fill in a dividing pool or spa barrier notice form. Give a copy to the property owner that shares the boundary fence with you.

Dividing pool or spa barrier notice form (44.6 kb)

Dividing pool or spa barrier notice form (28.1 kb)

There are important steps that you and your contractor must take before any work begins on your pool or spa.

Fill in the Interim Compliance Certificate form

Interim compliance certificate form (151.1 kb)

Pool Fencing Unit Contracts

After you receive your Interim Compliance Certificate you must give a copy to your pool contractor.

If you want to use a boundary fence as part of the pool safety barrier you must also fill in a dividing pool or spa barrier notice form.

Give a copy to the property owner that shares the boundary fence with you.

Dividing pool or spa barrier notice form (28.1 kb)

Your pool contractor must do the following:

If you are installing your own pool or spa you must meet all the same requirements of a pool contractor.

If you own a residential property of less than 1.8 hectares in area and you want to install a pool or spa, you must also install a pool safety fence or barrier.

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Absolutely. We are often sought out by homeowners telling us there is limited space on their property. Check out our Template Pool designs which start at 4m x 6m or 5m x 3m. Smaller builds than these can also be discussed on request.