Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee held in the Local Board Office, 2 Glen Road , Browns Bay on Friday, 21 November 2014 at 1.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Julia Parfitt, JP

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Janet Fitzgerald, JP

 

 

 

Members

Gaye Harding-Kirikiri

 

 

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Lisa Whyte

 

 

 


Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee

21 November 2014

 

 

1††††††††† Welcome

 

The chairperson welcomed those in attendance.

 

2††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number HIBS/2014/20

MOVED by Chairperson JG Parfitt, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Fitzgerald:

That the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee:

a)         accept the apology from member Lisa Whyte for absence

CARRIED

 

 

3††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

There were no minutes to confirm.

 

5††††††††† Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6††††††††† Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8††††††††† Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

9††††††††† Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

10††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11††††††† Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

 

 

12

Report Name: Swimming Pool Fencing Exemption Ė Special Exemption (Section 6) Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987

 

Resolution number HIBS/2014/21

MOVED by Chairperson JG Parfitt, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Fitzgerald:

That the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee:

a)††††† receive the applications by:

i.††††††† 1 Rose Court, Orewa

ii.†††††† 20 Maori Hutt Road, Orewa

iii.††††† 28 Glamorgan Drive, Torbay

iv.††††† 58 Rewi Street, Torbay

v.†††††† 50A View Road, Campbells Bay

vi.††††† 138A Aberdeen Road, Campbells Bay

vii.†††† 8 Tiri Road, Manly

viii.††† 125A Stredwick Drive, Torbay

b)††††† defer the application by Raymond Bryan Noah,1 Rose Court, Orewa, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, for further information from the applicant.

c)††††† grant the application by Norman and Tanya Stockman, 20 Maori Hutt Road, Orewa, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the applicant (Norman and Tanya Stockman), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

d)††††† grant the application by Kiat Seng Tan and Hui Mei Goh, 28 Glamorgan Drive, Torbay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the applicant (Kiat Seng Tan and Hui Mei Goh), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive and special condition l):

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub;

l)†††††††††† The spa pool is to remain in the location as on the day of inspection.

 

e)††††† grant the application by Simon Gibson, 58 Rewi Street, Torbay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (58 Rewi Street, Torbay), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive and special condition l):

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub;

l)†††††††††† The spa pool is to remain in the location as on the day of inspection.

 

f)†††††† grant the application by Richard Hectors, 50A View Road, Campbells Bay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (50A View Road, Campbells Bay), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

g)††††† grant the application by Fiona and Rob Meister, 138A Aberdeen Road, Campbells Bay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (138A Aberdeen Road, Campbells Bay), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

h)††††† grant the application by Phillip Clark, 8 Tiri Road, Manly, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (8 Tiri Road, Manly), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive and special condition l):

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub;

l)†††††††††† That the pot plants and sculptures are to be kept 1.2 metres away from the spa pool.

 

i)†††††† grant the application by Doreen Brown, 125A Stredwick Drive, Torbay, for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, and that this exemption is personal to the property (125A Stredwick Drive, Torbay), subject to conditions in the NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs, section 3.10 ĎAbove ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

b)††††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

 

CARRIED

 

13††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 


 

1.35 pm††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemptions Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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