Every residential pool must be inspected every 3 years, within 6 months either side of the anniversary of the pool’s completion.

We will notify you when an inspection is pending.

If the pool does not pass the inspection and is deemed non-compliant you will be advised as to how to meet compliance and be given a reasonable time frame to achieve compliance. Failure to meet compliance will mean that Council can issue a we may issue you with a Notice to Fix.


First inspection of pool fence to check compliance$90.00
Inspection fee for second and subsequent inspections if satisfactory progress is not made (per inspection)$165.00


For more information about pool inspections visit www.buildwaikato.co.nz/pools, email Building.Enquiries@waidc.govt.nz  or phone 0800 492 452.