Consultation on New Acceptable Solutions for Residential Pool Barriers


The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on proposed new Acceptable Solutions for barriers around residential pools and covers for small heated pools.

This is to support changes to residential pool barrier requirements under the Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016. 

In simple terms, Acceptable Solutions are precise prescriptions for building structures (including pool barriers) that will allow the owner to comply with Building Act 2004 requirements.

WSNZ has prepared a submission on these acceptable solutions and sent this to interested sector members for comment and for potential endorsement.

Click here to read the WSNZ final submission to MBIE.