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Apply for a consent to put in a residential or small heated pool
Consent application fee
The cost of putting in your residential or small heated pool will depend on the nature and value of your project. There are separate fees for resource and building consents.
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If you are unsure if you need a building consent, resource consent or both, see Put in a swimming pool or large spa and Check if you need a consent to put in a residential pool or spa.
How to apply for a consent to put in a residential or small heated pool
If your residential or small heated pool is close to a boundary, and you have the written approval from your neighbours, you can apply for a Deemed Permitted Boundary Activity
This application replaces the need to apply for a resource consent.
You will still need to apply for a building consent, if required.
We only accept online applications for building consents and resource consents. If you are unable to apply digitally, visit one of our
service centres for assistance in making your online application.
Ways to pay online for information on all payment options.
Apply for a resource consent
Apply for a building consent
If there is no way to provide digital copies of your plans or documents, visit one of our service centres. Our staff will accept your documents for an additional charge. The charge covers costs involved with us scanning your documents into our digital building consent system.
Call us on 09 301 0101 to speak with our building and planning help desk if you have questions regarding your application.
Apply for a resource consent
We will return incomplete applications and ask for the missing information.
What happens next
It can take us up to
20 working days to assess your building consent application.
We will let you know the decision by email or post.
|Inspections you need when installing a new pool||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool/Pages/check-compliance-of-new-pool-pool-barrier.aspx||Inspections you need when installing a new pool||Information about how to book pool and pool barrier inspection for a new pool, how many inspections you may need, and when you can start to use your new pool.||aspx||Swimming and spa pools
|Check if you need a consent to put in a residential pool or spa||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool/Pages/check-need-consent-pool-spa.aspx||Check if you need a consent to put in a residential pool or spa||Find out how you can check if you need a consent to put in a residential or small heated pool.||aspx||Swimming and spa pools|
|Other structures used as part of the pool barrier||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool/Pages/other-structures-used-part-of-pool-barrier.aspx||Other structures used as part of the pool barrier||If you plan to use a building or a boundary fence as part of your pool barrier, you need to show us your plans, drawings and photos so we can check it complies with building code and fencing requirements.||aspx||Pool fencing|
|Put in a swimming pool or large spa||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool/Pages/put-in-residential-pool.aspx||Put in a swimming pool or large spa||Find out what situations would require you to apply for a consent to install a swimming pool or large spa.||aspx||Swimming and spa pools|
|Pool area safety checklist||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool/Pages/restrict-access-pool-area.aspx||Pool area safety checklist||Find out how to make your pool safe by making sure that the barrier height, ground clearance, pool gates and area, comply with the building code.||aspx||Pool fencing|
|Put in a small spa or heated pool||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/building-renovation-projects/install-residential-small-heated-pool/Pages/small-heated-pool.aspx||Put in a small spa or heated pool||Find out if you need a consent to put in a small heated pool, and when a pool barrier may be exempt from a building consent.||aspx||Swimming and spa pools|