Public Building and Planning Law

Reference Projects Public Building and Planning Law

(As of June 2018)

  • Legal advice concerning adjustment payments for redevelopment measures (According to § 154 BauGB) (since 2018), on behalf of private of private land owners, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the construction of a public sidewalk on private grounds (since 2017), on behalf of private of private land owners, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice concerning the construction of a shopping mall in Southern Germany (since 2017), on behalf of a real estate company, Western Germany
  • Legal advice on the procurement of planning permission for the rebuilding and expansion of a shopping mall in Southern Germany (2016), on behalf of a nationwide operating property company
  • Legal representation in objection proceedings against the refusal of an outline planning permission (since 2016), on behalf of a private property owner, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation before the Higher Administrative Court and subsequently the Federal Administrative Court on the defence against an application for judicial review (Normenkontrolle) of a project-related development plan for a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia (since 2016), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy suplly company
  • Legal advice on the implementation of a project-related development plan including an urban development contract concerning the construction of accommodations for recognised refugees (2016), on behalf of a project developer, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in the participation process of an amendment procedure of a land use plan for the establishment of so called concentration areas for wind farms in Lower Saxony (2016/2017), on behalf of a wind farm operator, Eastern Germany
  • Legal representation on the defence against an application for judicial review (Normenkontrolle) of a project-related development plan for a coal-fired power plant (since 2016), on behalf of a municipality, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the consent of the relevant commune concerning the permit for the construction of two wind farms against the background of a zoning plan (2016), on behalf of a municipality, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on raising an objection against a planning approval notice under the Railway Act (2016), on behalf of a private property owner, Southern Germany
  • Legal advice during the procedure to establish a legally binding land use plan and in the procedure to grant a building permit for a shopping mall in Northern Germany as well as legal representation before the Administrative Court and the Higher Administrative Court in a procedure (since 2015), on behalf of a internationally operating real estate company
  • Legal advice on the admissibility of a marina and hotel under planning law (since 2015), on behalf of a municipal company, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on development charges (2015), on behalf of a housing association Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the procedure to establish a development plan for a housing area in the direct neighbourhood of a heavily emitting commercial area (since 2014), on behalf of a project developer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice of a city in the proceedings for a project-based development plan for the construction and the subsequent building permits for the construction of apartment buildings with more than 100 units (2014/2016), Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice during a procedure for a building permit for the construction and operation of an agricultural facility with a focus on requirements under immission control law and nature conservation law (2014/2015), on behalf of the operating company, Northern Germany
  • Legal representation in law suit and preliminary proceedings concerning the determination of the date of expiration of a triannual period of validity of a building permit under Sect. 73 Para. 1 Hamburg Building Code (2014/2015), on behalf of a private land owner, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an administrative procedure for the building permit for the enlargement of a mansion affected by a development freeze under the Railway Act (2013/2015), on behalf of the owner, Southern Germany
  • Legal advice of a municipality with regard to the conferring of communal consent in an administrative procedure for a preliminary planning permission for a wind energy plant situated in an undesignated outlying area (2013/2014), on behalf of a municipality, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the allocation of a property for the construction of an industrial plant in Schleswig-Holstein (2013/2014), on behalf of a project developer, Western Germany
  • Legal analysis of a planning approval order for the extension of a federal road (2013), on behalf of an international real estate investment fund, the Benelux
  • Legal advice during the appeal procedure against the permit under the Federal Air Traffic Act for the operation of an international airport (2013), on behalf of the operator of an international airport in Germany
  • Legal advice on how to be exempt from the obligation to provide a certain number of parking spaces for a commercial building in Bremen (2013), on behalf of a cooperating law firm, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on pursuing opposition proceedings, legal actions for interim measures and proceedings on the merits before the Higher Administrative Court in a land consolidation procedure related to a planning approval procedure under road law for a district road in Lower Saxony (2012/2015), on behalf of several affected farmers, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on pursuing objection proceedings and proceedings on the merits in opposition against the refusal of an application for the deletion of a farm community/public land charge (2012 /2015), on behalf of a private property owner, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on issues of species protection law in the plan approval procedure under the Federal Highway Act for a federal highway (Bundesstraße) (2012/2013), on behalf of the planning company employed by the project developer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the defence against an application for judicial review (Normenkontrolle) of a development plan for the relocation of a municipal road (Gemeindestraße) in Lower Saxony (2012), on behalf of a cooperating law firm, Northern Germany
  • Coaching for the preparation of a public hearing in the preparation process for a regional plan for the construction and operation of a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia (2012), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Activity as ex ufficio appointed representative for a partnership under the German Civil Code (GbR) within the scope of a reallocation process (2011/2015), appointed by the competent local court, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during a mining law planning permission procedure concerning the construction and operation of a site for the storage of natural gas in caverns in Lower Saxony (2011/2014), on behalf of a planning office, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on pursuing legal action against the planning approval decision for the construction of a federal highway (Bundesstraße) in Saxony (2011/2013), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice in the context of the extension of a framework operation plan under mining law for the excavation of gravels and sands together with backfilling in Brandenburg (2011/2012), on behalf of a medium-sized enterprise, Eastern Germany
  • Legal advice during a building permit procedure for additional active noise insulation measures for a computer centre (2011/2012), on behalf of a medium-sized IT enterprise, Northern Germany
  • Drawing up a legal opinion on legal requirements under planning and nature conservation law for the planning approval for a section of a federal motorway in Schleswig-Holstein (2011), on behalf of a Northern German Federal State
  • Legal advice for the prevention of the granting of a building permit to a large-scale retailer (2011), on behalf of an adjacent project developer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on how to be exempt from the obligation to provide a certain number of parking spaces for a residential and commercial building in Berlin (2011), on behalf of a cooperating law firm, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on how to develop a plot of land in Hamburg in an undesignated outlying area in accordance with Section 35 of the Federal Building Code (2011), on behalf of a private investor, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during a judicial review of the validity of legal provisions of a development plan in the context of the approval of a large-scale retailer (2011), on behalf of a project developer, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice for the prevention of the planning approval order under road law and the Land Consolidation Act (Flurbereinigungsgesetz), for a district road in Lower Saxony (since 2010), on behalf of the members of an agricultural interest group, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the procedure to establish a project-based development plan for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia (2010/2014), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice on how to prevent that a neighbour challenges permits pertaining to construction and nature conservation law for the construction of a single-family house in Hamburg (2010/2013), on behalf of a private home builder, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice for the prevention of the granting of a building permit to an adjacent university building (2010/2012), on behalf of a fund, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the preparation of documents for a planning approval procedure according to railway law, concerning the construction of a railway line (2007) and railway bridge (2010) for the freight traffic of a harbour railway in Northern Germany, on behalf of the operator of the harbour railway, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice for the amendment of a development plan (Bebauungsplan) for the construction of a coal-fired power plant (2009/2013), on behalf of a municipal utilities group, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the preparation of application documents for an deviation procedure based on the provisions of Habitats Law with the involvement of the European Commission, and support during the public hearing of the planning approval procedure for a section of the federal motorway (2009/2010), on behalf of a federal state authority, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice for the prevention of a planning approval decision for the proposed extraction of quartz sand according to mining law (2008/2014), on behalf of the local municipality, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during the general planning (routing) for the extension of a railway line for freight traffic in Northern Germany (2008/2010), on behalf of the harbour railway operator, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice on the preparation for and during the public hearing of a spatial planning procedure for significant modifications of a coal-fired power plant in Hesse (2008/2009), on behalf of a nationwide operating energy supply company
  • Legal advice for the prevention of a development plan for a large retail store in Schleswig-Holstein (2006/2007), on behalf of two local municipalities, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during an approval procedure under construction and nature conservation law for docks (2005/2007), on behalf of the operator of a boat hire facility, Northern Germany
  • Legal advice during various approval procedures for the expansion of an international commercial airport according to aviation law (2004/2005), on behalf of the airport operator, Northern Germany