It is important to be mindful when selecting the location of your new pool in proximity to your build. We suggest engaging with a pool company early on to determine where your pool is to be located on your property and also gain specifications for how wide, long and deep the pool is to be.
1. If the pool or permanent/temporary fencing (whichever is closer) is located within 2m of the building envelope. The pool must be installed after handover. This is due to significant WHS risks associated with the build process.
2. If the pool or permanent/temporary fencing (whichever is closer) is located between 2m and 3m of the building envelope. Your building coordinator will seek internal advice to ensure all WHS risks are considered.
3. If the pool or permanent/temporary fencing is located greater than 3m of the building envelope. In most circumstances, Porter Davis can accommodate the build.
Please Note: Regardless of the proximity of the pool to the building envelope;
(a) All pools (in-situ or new) must be fitted with an engineered hardcover that conforms to Australian Standards noted in section 6; and
(b) For pools in-situ – all permanent or temporary fencing (left in place) must comply with Australian standards noted in section 6; and
(c) All pools (where permanent/temporary fencing is removed or left in-situ) must have site temporary fencing placed
around the pool area.
Note: Site costs may increase due to any additional engineering or plant requirements.