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Register of contaminated sites: Information

Contaminated sites are old deposits and old sites that can or are expected to pose a risk to the environment, especially to human health. These can be: e.g. abandoned or disused disposal sites for municipal or commercial waste (old landfills) or disused plants and operating areas (old sites) where environmentally hazardous substances have been handled.

In order to know whether there is a suspected contaminated site or contaminated site on a property, information from the contaminated site register can be requested from the competent authority.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district and the district-free city.

Which documents are required?

  • Proof of ownership (copy of excerpt from the land register)
  • Power of attorney of the property owner
  • Power of attorney or copy of the order from the court or authority
  • if available: field map excerpt or location map
  • Information on the district, field and parcel
  • other evidence of a legitimate interest

What are the fees?

Fees are charged for the written information depending on the effort. As a rule, information is provided in writing.

Telephone or verbal information is free of charge.

Fee: 5,00 - 500,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.


Text reviewed by the Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies

Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Geoinformation und Landesvermessung Niedersachsen (LGLN) - Regionaldirektion Oldenburg-Cloppenburg - Katasteramt Oldenburg
Address: Stau 3 , 26122 Oldenburg (Oldenburg)
Parking Place: Number: 3, Fees: yes
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : no
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

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