BA&A specialises in pool certification by having a dedicated pool team and exhibiting at the Brisbane Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo annually. Our pool team understands the importance of a quick turn-around and ensures your pool certification runs as smoothly and quickly as possible. Check out our tips and requirements for pool approvals. 


We give our clients the opportunity to take control of their building approvals through our online portal by: 

  • Submitting an application (allowing us to invoice right away) 

  • Checking on project status  

  • Uploading documents (certificates, photos) 

  • Downloading approval and final documents 

Documentation required to help you get started

  • Site plan with pool fencing  

  • Form 15 – Engineering 

  • Engineering plans 

  • QBCC insurance


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Terms you need to know

Build Over Sewer (BOS): an approval from Council is required if you want to build over or near a sewer line. When doing property searches, BA&A can determine if a BOS permit is required. 


Build Over Stormwater (BOSW): an approval from Council is required if you want to build over or near a stormwater infrastructure. When doing property searches, BA&A can determine if a BOSW permit is required.


Form 17: this is the final certificate issued, specifically for pools, by the certifier to the owner and Council in order to finalise the building application.


Take the info with you

We've created a set of brochures for each of our services to help simplify the certification process.

Are you in the industry?

Give the resources below (pool brochure, "5 tips for a hassle free pool approval" and homeowners handouts) to your clients to keep them informed of the pool certification process or contact us for a printed version to hand out at meetings. 

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