Building permit issuance
The building permit is issued in writing if the construction project does not conflict with any public law regulations.
Under certain circumstances, an exemption from the building permit requirement is possible.
The application documents must be submitted to the municipality, the joint municipality and the city of the construction site, which submits an opinion on the construction project as part of the application procedure and forwards it to the competent authority.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the district, the district-free city, the large independent city and the municipality with building authority powers.
Which documents are required?
- completed official application form
With the building application, all building templates required for assessment and processing must be submitted. These must be signed by a design author who is authorized to submit building documents. The building application must be signed by the client and the design author.
What are the fees?
Fees are charged in accordance with the Ordinance on Fees and Expenses for Official Acts of the Building Supervision (BauGO). These depend on the respective building concerns. Please contact the competent authority.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
If construction is carried out at a later date, an extension of the building permit must be applied for in writing before the deadline expires. This also applies if the construction work has been interrupted for more than three years.
Period of Validity: 3 Yearsfrom the date of issue
Applications / forms
The officially prescribed forms must be used. The official forms as well as for the individual documents to be submitted as part of a building application are available from the competent authority as well as the municipality, joint municipality or city.
What else should I know?
For the demolition or removal of a high-rise building or a part of a building not mentioned in the annex, a demolition notification in accordance with Section 60 (3) of the Lower Saxony Building Code (NBauO) is required. For the structural installations mentioned in § 62 NBauO, a notification of a construction measure that does not require a permit pursuant to § 62 NBauO must be submitted under the conditions specified therein. In individual cases, the competent authority advises.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.