Certified pool fence inspections. For peace of mind around the pool. 

Pool Fence Safety Inspections in Victoria

Melbourne’s largest & most trusted team of pool & spa safety professionals

Need a barrier compliance certificate (Form 23) to lodge with your local Victorian council to verify your pool or spa barrier is safe?  Book online, we offer a transparent fixed price all inclusive same day service, and are licensed to conduct onsite pool safety inspections, servicing residential and commercial properties across all of Melbourne with a smile. The Dr. PoolSafe® team of Pool Inspectors are ready to offer their extensive knowledge of pool fence regulations in Victoria with practical, cost effective solutions to help you obtain a Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance for your property.

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Dr. PoolSafe® can issue you with a Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance.  Our Pool Inspectors are accredited by the Victorian Building Authority and experienced so you can rest assured that you have knowledgeable, safety based professionals for your swimming pool barrier inspection.

Amazing same day service. Very prompt, professional and very helpful. They even supplied us with the necessary information on how to lodge the compliance certificate with the council. Highly recommend this company if you are looking for an efficient and helpful pool fence inspection service.read more
shane twyll
04:48 08 Jul 24
Great service. Reliable and very good detail. Knew exactly what to do and helped the process
dean mcdonald
10:44 16 Jun 24
On time and professional
Peter Keller
07:06 14 Jun 24
Excellent. Prompt, informative and pleasant. Even though we failed the inspection!
Ken Benson
01:45 13 Jun 24
Great prompt service and very knowledgeable regarding requirements.Great to deal with.
Dino M
05:59 06 Jun 24
The process was quick and straightforward. Damien was a pleasure to work with and very helpful. He explained everything in detail regarding the requirements to comply and obtain our compliance certificate. Highly Recommend.read more
Effie Panou
00:37 06 Jun 24

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​Why choose Dr. PoolSafe for a pool inspection near me

There are some excellent reasons for choosing Dr. PoolSafe for pool safety inspections in Melbourne, Victoria, including:

  • Reputation & Reviews – Highest Rated Pool & Spa Barrier Inspection Company in Victoria, servicing thousands of residential and commercial properties across Victoria every year for private owners, real estate agents and property managers.
  • Qualifications – Your pool barrier safety inspection will be conducted by one of our friendly, accredited, fully insured building inspectors licensed by the Victorian Building Authority.
  • Experienced – Our inspectors are highly experienced across the requirements for pool fence regulations and are able to provide practical, cost effective solutions to remedy any issues that may be identified at your property to assist you in obtaining your Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance.
  • Customer Service – We pride ourselves on our high levels of communication from the moment you make a booking through to the ultimate delivery of your Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance.  We also provide highly detailed reports on your property, complete with recommended solutions in the event repairs are required.  
  • Timely – We understand your time is important and our punctuality is important.  Our certification service is fast. We can issue certificates of compliance on the same day of our pool fence inspection provided your pool or spa barrier is fully compliant.
  • Council Approved – Our licensed inspectors can issue your Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance, ensuring it meets your local council’s requirements.
  • Extensive Service Coverage – We have many service areas across Victoria.
  • Competitive Pricing Guarantee – We provide a fixed-price service for pool fence safety inspections with no hidden fees or charges.

Pool fence inspection costs in Melbourne, Victoria

For pool inspections in Melbourne, Victoria, our costs to obtain a Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance (Form 23) are as follows:

  • Initial inspections – $275 inc. GST
  • Follow-up inspections – $195 inc. GST
  • Pre-inspection consultations – $285 inc. GST

Book your pool safety inspections in Melbourne, Victoria today

Pool safety is serious business. Book a pool inspection in Melbourne, Victoria today with our experienced, trustworthy inspectors or contact us to learn more about our services.

How pool inspections work

Follow our step-by-step guide to ensure your pool or spa complies with Victorian pool fence laws.

1. Register your pool – If you have a spa or pool on your property, you must register it with your local council. For spas or pools built after 1 November 2020, the deadline for registration is within 30 days of the Certificate of Final Inspection or Occupancy Permit being issued. For more information about registration deadlines, visit the Victorian Building Authority website.

Registration involves paying a one-off registration fee and completing a registration form. Check your local council’s website for further details about registering your pool or spa.

2. Know your applicable barrier standardYour local council will let you know the barrier standard that applies to your pool or spa and the date by which you must lodge a Certificate of Compliance. You must provide the information about the applicable barrier standard to the pool safety inspector so they can carry out the inspection.

Details about the deadlines for inspection and lodgement of compliance certificates are available here

3. Get ready for pool safety inspections in Melbourne, Victoria – At this point, you may already have searched for “pool inspectors near me”. Choosing a local pool safety inspector like Dr. PoolSafe is smart because we have a working knowledge of your local Victorian council compliance requirements and pool fence regulations in Victoria.

Once you’ve made a booking, our registered pool fence inspector will visit your home to conduct a full on-site review of your barrier using the council registration information. Pool barrier inspections involve checking your existing pool safety barriers against the applicable barrier standard according to Australian Standards.

If your barrier meets the applicable barrier standard, our inspector will issue a Certificate of Pool and Spa Barrier Compliance (Form 23) on the day of the pool barrier inspection.

In cases where our pool fencing inspections show that the applicable barrier standard has not been met, you will receive a detailed report listing what needs to be done to bring the barrier up to compliance.

4. Make repairs – If our pool barrier inspection reveals that repairs are necessary, you will need to carry out the required work. At Dr. Pool Safe, we can recommend practical, cost-saving solutions and can perform follow-up pool safety barrier inspections.

5. ​Lodge your certificate of compliance – Once you have passed the pool safety barrier inspections — either the first time around or after repairs — you will receive a Certificate of Barrier Compliance (Form 23). Within 30 days, you must lodge this certificate with your local council.

Now you have met your legal obligations in relation to pool fence safety inspections. Note that you must obtain a new certificate every four years for pool compliance in Melbourne, Victoria.