Swimming Pool / Spa Barrier Inspection Report

  • Notice No.

  • Conducted on

  • Version of Pool Installation Standard?

  • To

  • Inspector

  • An authorised officer of the Shire visited your property and inspected the swimming pool security at

  • Address of inspection
  • Email Address - where the completed report will be sent.

Pool Area Detail

  • Pool Type

  • Barrier type

  • Photo of the general area (if required)


  • Gate latch shielding required and in place?

  • At the required height of 1200mm?

  • Gate self-closing and self-latching from all positions?

  • Gap under gate less than 100mm / and surface stabilised?

  • Gaps between vertical uprights no wider than 100mm?

  • Opens outward from pool area?

  • Latch not located minimum 1.5m above ground level?

  • Gate not climbable - allows access to pool?


  • At the required height of 1200mm?

  • Gaps between uprights no wider than 100mm?

  • Gap under fence not greater than 100mm / and surface stabilised?

  • Not climbable generally - allowing access to the pool? (Landscaping, retaining walls and buildings)

  • No climbable objects within non-climbable zones?

  • No climbable objects within 300mm of the inside of the barrier?

  • Boundary barrier complies?

  • No ground level changes within 500mm of the outside of the barrier?

  • Any other faults or issues not listed

Doors and Windows

  • Allowed Doors to self-close and self-latch from all positions

  • Latch located minimum 1.5m above floor level

  • Window opens not more than 100mm

  • Access through garage requires modifications

Report Summary


  • Please make contact with this office on 9526 1111 within ____ to book your next inspection.

  • Your urgent co-operation is sought in attending to the above requirements within _____ days.

  • Failure to ensure compliance with the relevant standards may result in court action where the maximum fine is $5000.

  • Please note that where more than 2 inspections are required, owners will be charged $150.00 per inspection thereon.

  • Does the swimming pool barrier comply with the provisions of the relevant Australian Standard/s?

  • Email compliance photos or videos to mglenny@sjshire.wa.gov.au

  • Authorised Officer

  • Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale
    6 Paterson Street, Mundijong WA 6123
    T: 9526 1111
    F: 9525 5441
    E: info@sjshire.wa.gov.au
    W: www.sjshire.wa.gov.au

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