Minimum Boundary Barrier height for AS1926.1-2012

Is your Boundary fencing constructed to the minimum height ?

Minimum Boundary Barrier height for AS1926.1-2012

Do you have a boundary fence forming a part of your pool enclosure?

Most pool owners do.

A minimum height for a boundary fence is 1800mm.

The height is measured from poolside.

Why do so many fences barely reach this height.?

A height that is less than 1800mm is not high enough.

 

 

In these images you can see that boundary fence height was either never tall enough,

or a garden bed or deck has been installed at the base of the fence.

We recommend to construct to a height that exceeds 1800mm where possible.  

 

Height is measured from the base of the fencing

1710mm is too low

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Height from Paving

Height is less than 1800mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Height from garden bed

Height is less than 1800mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Height from low wall

Height less than 1800mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Height from decking

Height less than 1800mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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