Pool Safety Law and Investment properties
In New South Wales, the laws regarding pool safety regulations also apply to investment properties. Property owners who own investment properties with swimming pools must ensure that the pool barriers comply with the relevant legislation. Failure to comply with these laws can result in penalties and fines. Ensuring pool safety and compliance with regulations is crucial for the prevention of childhood drowning incidents in NSW.
Do I need a pool barrier inspection and certification for a rental property?
If you own a rental property in NSW, you are responsible for obtaining a pool safety inspection and certification for any pool or spas on the property. This is necessary to ensure that the pool barriers comply with the law and protect the safety of tenants and their guests. Additionally, it is important for property owners to understand that regular pool barrier inspections and maintenance ensure compliance with the law and contribute to the overall safety and well-being of all individuals using the pool facilities.
As a renter, do I need to obtain a pool safety certificate?
If you are a renter in NSW and the property you rent has a pool or spa, you do not need to do a pool safety inspection and certification. The owners of the property are the ones responsible. As renters, it’s important that you maintain proper pool safety protocols. This includes observing any pool safety rules and reporting any damages or issues with the pool barriers to the property owner or manager.
Contact Clear View Property Inspections to ensure your investment property and pool certificate are up to date.