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Construction advisory services

Stadtplaner-/innen im Abstimmungsprozess, Sebastian Schramm, © Stadtplanungsamt Frankfurt am Main

Both the Construction Supervisory Office and the City Planning Department are responsible for providing advisory services and local authority approval for construction projects in Frankfurt/Main. Since 2005 the Construction Supervisory Office has had overall responsibility for advisory services on urban planning, for assessing projects in terms of construction planning laws and construction decrees, as well as for approving construction projects.

The City Planning Department provides advice and an expert opinion in the case of special complex cases and in the districts that come under the planning jurisdiction of the City, in other words in areas involving ongoing urban planning tasks. The latter are primarily defined by formal development planning procedures and other statutory processes under the German Construction Code or the Hessen Construction Code. That said, informal planning (such as overarching urban planning concepts or areas to which special municipal construction laws apply, examples being city modernization and city development areas) can be defined as the prerogative of the City Planning Department.

Section of planAS, contact partner for advice in legal planning matters © Stadtplanungsamt Frankfurt am Main

Click the planAS information system to find which municipal officials are responsible along with their phone numbers and the offices where they are to be found.

Opening times

Advice on issues relating to planning law and urban planning as regards construction projects in the districts that come under the planning jurisdiction of the City Planning Department:

Tuesday and Thursday

8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

And as arranged by phone with Construction Advisory Services