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Schleswig-Holstein

Private Burial Place: Creating/Expanding - Approval

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

In general, the cemetery compulsion applies. Cemeteries can only be run by municipalities or religious communities recognised as corporations under public law.

Permits for a private burial place are granted exceptionally, for example if there is no cemetery in reasonable proximity. The installation and the extension as well as the occupancy of a private burial place require the written approval of the competent authority.


Who should I contact?

To your municipal, official or city administration (Ordnungsamt).

What are the fees?

Fees apply in accordance with the municipal fee schedule. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent authority.

Legal basis

§ 20 Abs. 4 Gesetz über das Leichen-, Bestattungs- und Friedhofswesen des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (Bestattungsgesetz - BestattG).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To your municipal, official or city administration (Ordnungsamt).

What are the fees?

Fees apply in accordance with the municipal fee schedule. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent authority.

Legal basis

§ 20 Abs. 4 Gesetz über das Leichen-, Bestattungs- und Friedhofswesen des Landes Schleswig-Holstein (Bestattungsgesetz - BestattG).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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