In the Maroochydore/Nambour area:
- Residential pools, state school pools, pools under a body corporate of a group subdivision scheme.
For further information please refer to How to Apply, How to Comply and Tools and Resources.
In the Caloundra and Noosa areas:
- There are no local law licensing requirements for commercial swimming pools in Caloundra and Noosa areas.
However the following related applications may be applicable:
You must ensure your Commercial Swimming Pool has relevant Development Approval. If you are unsure, contact Council.
Note: In the Caloundra area all venues proposing to provide a swimming pool for commercial use require development approval under Caloundra City Plan 2004 and building approval under the Building Act 1975. This use requires a Material Change of Use Code or Impact Assessment depending on the precinct on which the proposed pool is located - refer to Caloundra City Plan 2004.
Do you intend to, or already operate a food business? If yes, you may also require a Food Business licence. For further information, refer to the Fixed Food Premises information.
Do you intend to, or already have any advertising signs/devices erected? If yes, refer to the Advertising Sign information.
Building or Plumbing Approval
Do you intend to build additional structures such as fences or shade awnings? If yes, you may need to obtain building approval, either from Council or a private certifier.
Business name registration
If you are registering a new business name you will need to contact the Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading.
Contact Liquor Licensing Division for Liquor Licence enquiries.
Do you intend for, or does your commercial pool already discharge backwash water to the sewer? If yes - waste discharged to the sewer is classified as trade waste and requires a permit from Unitywater. Please contact Unitywater for details.