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Temporary Swimming Pools
The definition of a temporary or pop up pool is a pool you buy for the purpose of only being up for a short period of time or for the hottest months of summer and then is packed away again until next time. No Building consent is required as it is not a permanent structure.
The same risks remain in having a temporary pool up over the summer period as there is with a permanent pool. Please read the requirements under the Building Act (below) to give you a good outline of what is required.
Temporary or pop up pools are exempt from the requirements of the fencing and monitoring requirements of the Building Act 2004, if specific exemption requirements are met with regard to the access, size and design of the pool.
Government legislation states that all pools are required to be fully fenced, the only exceptions are where
If your temporary pool doesn't comply with the above exceptions, then it is required to be properly fenced to the requirements of the Building Act 2004.
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