Ensuring A Pool Barrier Complies With Victorian Government Fencing Laws

Ensuring that a pool barrier complies with Victorian Government fencing laws is a crucial step in ensuring the safety of children and others. To ensure compliance, the following steps should be taken:

  1. Conduct an inspection of the existing pool barrier to determine if it complies with the current laws and regulations. This should be done by a professional pool fencing inspector or an accredited certifier.

  2. Identify any non-compliant areas and assess the necessary modifications or repairs. This may include issues such as gaps in the fence, insufficient height, or non-compliant gates.

  3. Plan and design the changes required to bring the pool barrier into compliance. This may include installation of new fencing, gates, or other safety features.

  4. Obtain any necessary permits or approvals from the local council or government if required. This may include building permits or pool barrier compliance certificates.

  5. Implement the changes, including installation of new fencing, gates, or other safety features.

  6. Conduct a final inspection to confirm that the pool barrier is now compliant with the laws and regulations.

It's important to note that failure to comply with pool fencing laws can result in fines or legal action, and that it's best to consult with a professional pool fencing inspector or contractor to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations. 

If you are unsure about these changes, please feel free to contact us for further information.