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Schleswig-Holstein

Apply for a permit to commence waste management activities

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you wish to collect or transport hazardous waste or trade in hazardous waste, you must apply for a permit for this activity from the competent authority.

If you wish to take up a waste management activity involving hazardous waste, e.g. as a collector, carrier, trader or broker of hazardous waste, you must apply for a permit for this activity from the competent authority. If you are exempt from the permit requirement, notification of your activity is sufficient. If you have already received a permit for your activity and significant circumstances have changed, you must reapply for the permit. The permit requirement applies to both national and cross-border waste shipments.


Process flow

If you want to take up this activity for the first time as a collector, carrier, trader and broker of hazardous waste or if the essential circumstances of your activity have changed, apply for a permit from the competent authority. To do so, enter your details and submit the required documents by email or using the online form. In the case of the online form, you must provide a qualified electronic signature to complete the application. For example, the signature card used in the electronic waste records procedure and the card reader used there can be used for this purpose. Signature software from Governikus, Signer WebEdition, is required for the signature. The software must be installed locally on your computer system in advance. You can find the download with instructions on the GOES website. The authority will send you a confirmation of receipt. After checking the application and your documents, the authority may

  • request additional documents or
  • grant the permit with or without ancillary provisions or
  • refuse the permit.
Who should I contact?

Gesellschaft für die Organisation der Entsorgung von Sonderabfällen mbH (GOES). Advice can be obtained by telephone in advance of the electronic application by calling +49 4321 99 94-13.

Requirements

The competent authority must grant the license if

  • no facts are known that give rise to concerns about the reliability of the proprietor or the persons responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment, and
  • the proprietor, insofar as he is responsible for the management of the establishment, the persons responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment and the other personnel have the necessary technical and specialist knowledge for their activities.
Which documents are required?
  • Your business number(s) under waste legislation as a collector, carrier, broker or dealer of waste (if already issued to you)
  • the process number of your first notification (only if you wish to create a change notification)
  • your business registration (if you are required to register a business)
  • an extract from the commercial, association or cooperative register (if an application has been made)
  • Proof of business and environmental liability insurance (if such insurance exists)
  • Proof of the expertise of the persons responsible for the performance and supervision of the business
  • Proof of motor vehicle liability insurance (if you wish to apply for a permit for collection or transportation activities and transportation takes place on public roads)
What are the fees?

Administration fee: EUR 250 - 5000

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

before commencing work

Legal basis
Appeal

If the authority does not grant the permit, it will send you a negative decision. In this case, you can lodge an appeal. How to do this is described in your notification.

Applications / forms
  • Written form required: Yes
  • Personal appearance required: No
What else should I know?
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Ministry for Energy Transition, Agriculture, Environment, Nature and Digitalization Schleswig-Holstein

Professionally released on

28.12.2020

Teaser

If you wish to collect or transport hazardous waste or trade in hazardous waste, you must apply for a permit for this activity from the competent authority.

Process flow

If you want to take up this activity for the first time as a collector, carrier, trader and broker of hazardous waste or if the essential circumstances of your activity have changed, apply for a permit from the competent authority. To do so, enter your details and submit the required documents by email or using the online form. In the case of the online form, you must provide a qualified electronic signature to complete the application. For example, the signature card used in the electronic waste records procedure and the card reader used there can be used for this purpose. Signature software from Governikus, Signer WebEdition, is required for the signature. The software must be installed locally on your computer system in advance. You can find the download with instructions on the GOES website. The authority will send you a confirmation of receipt. After checking the application and your documents, the authority may

  • request additional documents or
  • grant the permit with or without ancillary provisions or
  • refuse the permit.

Who should I contact?

Gesellschaft für die Organisation der Entsorgung von Sonderabfällen mbH (GOES). Advice can be obtained by telephone in advance of the electronic application by calling +49 4321 99 94-13.

Requirements

The competent authority must grant the license if

  • no facts are known that give rise to concerns about the reliability of the proprietor or the persons responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment, and
  • the proprietor, insofar as he is responsible for the management of the establishment, the persons responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment and the other personnel have the necessary technical and specialist knowledge for their activities.

Which documents are required?

  • Your business number(s) under waste legislation as a collector, carrier, broker or dealer of waste (if already issued to you)
  • the process number of your first notification (only if you wish to create a change notification)
  • your business registration (if you are required to register a business)
  • an extract from the commercial, association or cooperative register (if an application has been made)
  • Proof of business and environmental liability insurance (if such insurance exists)
  • Proof of the expertise of the persons responsible for the performance and supervision of the business
  • Proof of motor vehicle liability insurance (if you wish to apply for a permit for collection or transportation activities and transportation takes place on public roads)

What are the fees?

Administration fee: EUR 250 - 5000

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

before commencing work

Legal basis

Appeal

If the authority does not grant the permit, it will send you a negative decision. In this case, you can lodge an appeal. How to do this is described in your notification.

Applications / forms

  • Written form required: Yes
  • Personal appearance required: No

What else should I know?

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Ministry for Energy Transition, Agriculture, Environment, Nature and Digitalization Schleswig-Holstein

Professionally released on

28.12.2020

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