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1. Check if you need a consent to repair or replace a swimming pool

​Have your plan ready

Before checking whether you need a consent to repair or replace your swimming pool, you need to know:

  • dimensions of the project (height, total area)
  • materials of the proposal
  • location on property where the project will go
  • size of the property in square metres
  • total pre-existing building coverage on property
  • total pre-existing hard surfaces on property.

There will be an explanation on how to calculate these factors in the online consent tool.

How to check if you need a consent to repair or replace a swimming pool

 Online

​Our online tool helps you check if you need a building or resource consent to repair or replace a swimming pool.

This tool doesn’t apply to artificial lakes and infinity edge pools.

Have your plans ready before you start.

It should take you about 10 minutes to complete.

Check now

 By phone

​Contact us on 09 301 0101.

 By email

 In person

​Visit one of our service centres.

You should know

Your building work must:
  • comply with the Building Code, even if no building consent is needed
  • not damage public service drains if its foundations are close to the pipes.