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Schleswig-Holstein

Fixed shooting range - apply for permission to operate

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you wish to operate a fixed facility that is used for shooting sports or other shooting exercises with firearms, the testing of firearms or shooting with firearms for amusement (shooting range), or if you wish to significantly change its nature or the way in which it is used, you require a permit from the competent firearms authority.

No permit is required for shooting ranges where shooting is carried out in closed rooms exclusively for the purpose of testing firearms or ammunition by firearms or ammunition manufacturers, by firearms or ammunition experts or by scientific institutions.


Requirements

Permission may only be granted if the applicant

  • has the required reliability and
  • personal suitability and
  • provides proof of insurance against liability and accidents in connection with the operation of the shooting range.
  • Approval under building law and immission control law for the construction of the shooting range
  • Expert opinion and acceptance by a shooting range expert
Which documents are required?
  • identity card or passport copy)
  • Certificate of competence
  • Statement of the local police station
  • Proof of need, if applicable
  • Proof of the existence of a liability insurance for damages resulting from the operation of the shooting range in the amount of at least 1,000,000.00 EUR - lump sum for personal injury and property damage.
  • Proof of the existence of accident insurance for damages resulting from the operation of the shooting range for persons involved in the organization of the shooting range in the amount of at least 10,000.00 EUR for the case of death and 100,000.00 EUR for the case of disability.
  • any permits or orders required in accordance with building or immission control regulations
  • Acceptance by a publicly appointed shooting range expert
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Permission must be applied for prior to commencement of use.

Legal basis
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration

Professionally released on

23.09.2020

Requirements

Permission may only be granted if the applicant

  • has the required reliability and
  • personal suitability and
  • provides proof of insurance against liability and accidents in connection with the operation of the shooting range.
  • Approval under building law and immission control law for the construction of the shooting range
  • Expert opinion and acceptance by a shooting range expert

Which documents are required?

  • identity card or passport copy)
  • Certificate of competence
  • Statement of the local police station
  • Proof of need, if applicable
  • Proof of the existence of a liability insurance for damages resulting from the operation of the shooting range in the amount of at least 1,000,000.00 EUR - lump sum for personal injury and property damage.
  • Proof of the existence of accident insurance for damages resulting from the operation of the shooting range for persons involved in the organization of the shooting range in the amount of at least 10,000.00 EUR for the case of death and 100,000.00 EUR for the case of disability.
  • any permits or orders required in accordance with building or immission control regulations
  • Acceptance by a publicly appointed shooting range expert

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Permission must be applied for prior to commencement of use.

Legal basis

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration

Professionally released on

23.09.2020

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