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Use of sound amplification systems: granting - exemption


Equipment used to generate or reproduce sound (sound equipment), in particular loudspeakers, sound reproducers, musical instruments and similar equipment, may only be used at such a volume that uninvolved persons are not significantly disturbed or the natural environment cannot be adversely affected. If this is not the case, the use of such devices is prohibited on public traffic areas, in public facilities as well as in and on other facilities that serve general use, on tent and campsite sites, in swimming pools and beach pools as well as in the great outdoors.

These requirements do not apply

  • audible signals to warn of dangers,
  • prescribed signalling and warning devices,
  • liturgical bells and
  • on devices used in the context of a public transport operation.

There are exceptions for the use of sound equipment for the purpose of election advertising for European, Bundestag, Landtag or local elections in the last six weeks before the election by parties or other political associations.

Upon request, the competent body may grant exceptions in individual cases where there is a public or overriding private interest. The exemption is to be granted under conditions and subject to conditions for the protection of the general public and the neighbourhood. In addition, the competent authority may generally authorise temporary (musical) performances in inner-city pedestrian zones.  

The responsibility lies with the municipality, the Joint Community and the city and depends on the reason for the respective application for exemption.

Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.

The decision on the application for exemption is subject to a fee. The Fees Ordinance issued on the basis of the Land Fees Act provides for an administrative fee (usually also in the event of refusal to grant a permit).

The exemption should be requested in good time before the claim. The time limits are laid down in the Administrative Regulations.

The "Application for exemption for the operation of sound equipment (and for disturbance of the night's rest)" must be submitted to your competent authority.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies


Gemeinde Rhede (Ems) - Ordnungsamt/Gewerbe/Feuerwehrwesen
Postal address: Post Office Box 1134 , 26898 Rhede (Ems)
Timetable
Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)
Timetable
Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Transport Connection:
Station Rhede (Ems), Markt
Bus: 611
Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE08266614940000164300
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE06266500010017000019
payment methods:
Sepa Credit Transfer, Paypal, Cash Payment, Bank Transfer, Sepa Direct Debit

Ansprechpartner

Herr Holger Knak
Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)
Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Department:
Ordnungsamt, Sozialamt, Bürgeramt, Standesamt, Gewerbeamt
Room:
19
responsible for:
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, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information


Gemeinde Rhede (Ems) - Ordnungsamt/Gewerbe/Feuerwehrwesen
Postal address: Post Office Box 1134 , 26898 Rhede (Ems)
Timetable
Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)
Timetable
Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Transport Connection:
Station Rhede (Ems), Markt
Bus: 611
Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE08266614940000164300
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE06266500010017000019
payment methods:
Sepa Credit Transfer, Paypal, Cash Payment, Bank Transfer, Sepa Direct Debit

Ansprechpartner

Herr Holger Knak
Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)
Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Department:
Ordnungsamt, Sozialamt, Bürgeramt, Standesamt, Gewerbeamt
Room:
19
responsible for:

Landkreis Emsland
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, wheelchair-accessible

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)