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Apply for approval in simplified procedure for a plant according to BImSchG

Permits for installations of a certain type or size can be issued in a simplified procedure. In these cases, the procedure is carried out without public participation.

You will be granted a permit if you fulfill the obligations arising from the Federal Immission Control Act and if the project does not conflict with any other regulations under public law.

For information on the cases in which a simplified approval procedure is possible, please refer to the legal basis.

If you wish to submit a permit to the competent authority, you must first submit the complete application documents. You can do this in writing or electronically.

The competent authority will confirm receipt of the application in writing or electronically, check it for completeness and involve the relevant authorities.

If necessary, the authority will request further documents.

  • You must prove that you will comply with the obligations of the Federal Immission Control Act when constructing and operating a plant.
  • There are no other regulations under public law or occupational health and safety concerns that conflict with the project.
  • Main application
  • required drawings, plans or expert opinions
  • explanations of the plant
  • other documents (if necessary, ask the competent authority)

The fee depends on the construction costs and is at least 1100 euros.

Before construction of the plant.

Processing Time: 3 Months
The authority may extend the deadline by 3 months if the examination of the documents so requires or for reasons attributable to the applicant.

  • Appeal
  • For more information on how to file an appeal, see the notice.
  • Complaint

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Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection


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competent Bodies

Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Bergbau, Energie und Geologie (LBEG)
Address: Stilleweg 2 , 30655 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 643-0
Fax: +49 511 643-2304

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)