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Applying for permission for special use
Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
Any use of public road space that exceeds or restricts public use constitutes special use. It requires permission from the road authorities and is subject to a fee.
If you wish to use public areas in front of your restaurant or café to set up an outdoor catering area, you must first apply for a special use permit. The permit is issued to the applicant in the form of a notice and can be subject to conditions, requirements and time limits. Whether the permit is granted and with which ancillary conditions is at the discretion of the authority.
Who should I contact?
To the responsible municipal, local or city administration (public order office).
An electronic application (application assistant) is available for applying for a special use permit "Gaststättenbetrieb: Außengastronomie" via the Common Contact Schleswig-Holstein .
Which documents are required?
- Site plan with dimensions
- Information on the location, type and duration of the special use and the size of the required road areas
What are the fees?
An administrative fee is charged for the granting of the special use permit.
In addition, a special use fee may be charged for the special use itself, provided there is a corresponding statutory basis. Information on this can be obtained from the responsible office.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
The special use permit must be applied for in good time before the start of outdoor catering.
It is issued for a limited or revocable period and may also contain conditions and requirements.
- § Section 8 of the Federal Trunk Roads Act (FStrG),
- § Section 21 of the Schleswig-Holstein Road and Highway Act (StrWG SH).
Applications / forms
Applications must be submitted informally.
What else should I know?
If you operate a catering business that requires a permit, the existing catering permit must be extended for outdoor catering. From a certain number of seats or if structures such as platforms or canopies are to be erected, a building permit may also be required.
If unauthorized special uses or violations of the conditions of the special use permit are discovered during inspection activities, appropriate regulatory measures will be initiated (e.g. warnings, fines and penalty payments, substitute performance).
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.