9. Fencing and restrictions

This section includes fences and hoardings (excluding around a swimming pool) and the means of restricting access to small heated pools. It also covers height-restriction gantries which restrict vehicles from entry to a space.

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The table below shows the exemptions included in this section and the professional you will need to hire.

Description Is an authorised professional legally required? Who can provide professional advice?
9.1 Fences and hoardings No Licensed Building Practitioner
9.2 Means of restricting access to small heated pools No Licensed Building Practitioner
9.3 Height-restriction gantries No Licensed Building Practitioner or Chartered Professional Engineer

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