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Applying for recognition of a forestry association


Forest management associations (FBG) are associations of landowners under private law. Their main purpose is to compensate for the disadvantages of small areas in terms of management and various structural deficiencies in the management of their forest areas.

  • Founded association with at least seven members
  • elected board
  • Articles of association adopted by the general meeting
  • Informal application for recognition and granting of legal capacity
  • Copy of the founding minutes of the association
  • Copy of the attendance list of the founding meeting
  • Original articles of association adopted, dated and signed by all board members
  • List of members and areas of the forestry association
  • Contact details of the forestry association
  • Application for exemption from fees, if applicable

1.00 - 51.00 Euro

Exemption from fees on request due to special public interest

approx. two to four weeks

Please contact the State Administration Office.

  • Informal written application
  • Application checklist available on the website of the supreme forestry authority
  • Informal written application for recognition and granting of legal capacity to the supreme forestry authority of the state
  • All required documents must be enclosed in full

§ Section 18 of the Federal Forest Act (BWaldG)


§ 19 Federal Forest Act (BWaldG) (Granting of legal capacity)


§ Section 22 of the German Civil Code (BGB) (commercial association)


§ Section 56 of the German Civil Code (BGB) (minimum number of members)


Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection (MLUK) of the State of Brandenburg, Department 3

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