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Advance notice of construction site


For every construction site where

  • the expected duration of the work is more than 30 working days and more than 20 employees are working at the same time, or
  • the scope of the work is expected to exceed 500 person-days,

a notice containing at least the information set out in Annex I shall be sent to the competent authority at least two weeks before the construction site is set up. The advance notice must be displayed visibly on the construction site and adapted in the event of significant changes.

Process flow

According to § 4 BaustellV, it must be checked by the building owner or his commissioned third party whether one of the conditions according to § 2 para. 2 BaustellV is met. If so, then the advance notice must be sent to the competent authority in good time, displayed visibly on the construction site and adjusted in the event of significant changes.

Competent authority

One of the ten State Trade Inspectorates in Lower Saxony

Requirements

At least two weeks before the establishment of a construction site where the

  • the expected duration of the work is more than 30 working days and more than 20 employees are working at the same time, or
  • the scope of the work is expected to exceed 500 person-days.

Which documents are required?

Mandatory information according to Annex I BaustellV:

  • location of the construction site,
  • name and address of the client,
  • type of construction project,
  • the name and address of the third party responsible in place of the client,
  • the name and address of the coordinator;
  • the expected start and duration of the work;
  • the maximum number of people employed on the construction site;
  • the number of employers and contractors without employees who are expected to work on the construction site;
  • Indication of the employers and entrepreneurs who have already been selected without employees.
  • Address of the responsible third party also with telephone, fax and e-mail if necessary
  • Indication of the coordinator separately according to planning phase and execution phase, in addition to the address also with telephone, fax and e-mail if necessary

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The advance notice must be sent to the competent authority at least 2 weeks before the construction site is set up.

Appeal

Signature of the builder or third party responsible instead of the builder with place and date

What else should I know?

Rule of thumb: Advance notice is usually required if the construction activities require the deployment of at least 4 workers over a period of more than 6 months.

§ 7 para. 1 no. 1 BaustellV: Anyone who, intentionally or negligently, intentionally or negligently fails to provide the competent authority with advance notice, does not transmit it correctly, not completely or not in time, is guilty of an administrative offence.

When planning the execution of work on a construction project, in particular the division of work and the calculation of execution times, the general principles according to §4 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act must be observed.

The advance notice must be displayed visibly on the construction site and adapted in the event of significant changes.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality

Professionally released on

21.10.2020

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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