Private Swimming Pools
When you are in the swimming pool, the gate must open outwards. The gate must be self-closing with a latch positioned at least 1.5m from the ground.
This also applies to above-ground pools. Some pool owners believe that if they have an above ground pool then they do not need to build a fence or lodge a building application with Council. That’s not the case. Any swimming pool filled with more than 30cm of water must have a complying fence built around it.
There are various public swimming pools within the Region owned by Scenic Rim Regional Council.
For further information on pool fencing regulations, visit www.poolfencing.qld.gov.au.