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Apply for derogations, exemptions and exemptions from building law requirements for projects exempted from authorisation


You must comply with the regulations, such as the building code, when realizing your construction project. However, if your project deviates from this, you will need to submit an application:

This applies to:

  • Deviations from building code requirements,
  • exemptions or exemptions from building planning determinations, and
  • Exceptions to the regulations of the Building Use Ordinance.

Please give reasons for your request.

Application (digital or written) with justification

The fees are as follows:

  • for the admission of a derogation or exemption, €50 to €5,000;
  • for the admission of an exemption from €50 to €500.

They depend on the following factors:

  • Effort required to check the deviation
  • Expected costs of construction

Please contact the lower building supervisory authority.

  • Forms/online services available: yes
  • Written form required: no
  • Informal application possible: no
  • Personal appearance required: no
  • You can apply for a deviation, exception or exemption from building regulations digitally or in writing.
  • Exemptions and exemptions must have been approved before the construction documents are submitted to the municipality.
  • If you submit a written application, proceed as follows:
  • Submit the application. In it, indicate what deviation, exception, or exemption you want to achieve.
  • Submit the application to the competent lower building supervisory authority.
  • If necessary, they will ask you to pay a fee in advance.
  • Make the advance payment.
  • The lower building supervisory authority will examine your application and issue a notice and a fee notice.
  • Pay the fees.

If exceptions and exemptions are required for the construction project, they must have been approved in advance.

Ministry of Infrastructure and Digital Affairs of the State of Saxony-Anhalt

Ministry of Infrastructure and Digital Affairs of the State of Saxony-Anhalt

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