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Schleswig-Holstein

Apply for recognition as a water rescue unit

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

This administrative service is aimed at municipalities and organizations that are active in water rescue. Districts and independent cities can apply for recognition for water rescue units that are deployed by the responsible local authorities as part of emergency response.

Aid organizations apply for recognition of water rescue units that are deployed by the responsible state authorities as part of emergency response.

The federal state is responsible for water rescue in non-municipalized coastal waters.


Process flow
  • You submit the application for recognition as a water rescue unit online to the state of Schleswig-Holstein.
  • The responsible authority will then check your application and give you feedback.
Who should I contact?

Ministry of the Interior, Municipal Affairs, Housing and Sport of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Department of Fire Services

Requirements

The following applies to municipal waters:

  • Districts or independent cities must intend to commission the water rescue unit to carry out the water rescue.
  • An application for recognition of a fire department as a water rescue unit can only be submitted to the state by its sponsor (municipality) via the responsible district.

As the state is responsible for water rescue in non-municipalized coastal waters, the prerequisite for the aid organizations is that the state intends to commission the water rescue unit to carry out water rescue on a specific section of the coast.

Please refer to the form "Checklist for recognition as a water rescue unit" (available via the link below) for further equipment and technical requirements.

What are the fees?

Administration fee: free of charge

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There is no deadline.

Legal basis
What else should I know?

This service is aimed exclusively at districts and independent cities, as well as organizations active in water rescue.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Ministry of the Interior, Municipal Affairs, Housing and Sport of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Professionally released on

10.05.2023

Process flow

  • You submit the application for recognition as a water rescue unit online to the state of Schleswig-Holstein.
  • The responsible authority will then check your application and give you feedback.

Who should I contact?

Ministry of the Interior, Municipal Affairs, Housing and Sport of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Department of Fire Services

Requirements

The following applies to municipal waters:

  • Districts or independent cities must intend to commission the water rescue unit to carry out the water rescue.
  • An application for recognition of a fire department as a water rescue unit can only be submitted to the state by its sponsor (municipality) via the responsible district.

As the state is responsible for water rescue in non-municipalized coastal waters, the prerequisite for the aid organizations is that the state intends to commission the water rescue unit to carry out water rescue on a specific section of the coast.

Please refer to the form "Checklist for recognition as a water rescue unit" (available via the link below) for further equipment and technical requirements.

What are the fees?

Administration fee: free of charge

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There is no deadline.

Legal basis

What else should I know?

This service is aimed exclusively at districts and independent cities, as well as organizations active in water rescue.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Ministry of the Interior, Municipal Affairs, Housing and Sport of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Professionally released on

10.05.2023

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