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Burial place: Permit - to create/expand


The creation and expansion of a burial ground as well as the reoccupation of a closed burial ground is reserved for the cemetery owners.

The sponsors can commission (private) third parties to carry out the construction and operation of the cemetery.

The responsibility lies with the municipality, the church, the parish and the association of parishes as well as other religious communities and philosophical communities if they are corporations, institutions or foundations under public law.

Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.

Fees may apply, please contact the competent authority.

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

An administrative court action for an obligation or an action for performance may be considered against the refusal of an assignment. In the case of a civil law structure, legal recourse to the ordinary courts is given.

The permission for the further burial of corpses and urns provided for in the transitional provision of § 19 (1) of the Act on Mortuary, Funeral and Cemeteries (BestattG) applies only to private burial places that were already available on 01.01.2006. It is therefore not possible to create new private burial grounds.

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality

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Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Timetable
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Timetable
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

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

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