Building regulations

Commercial use of premises

All types of construction need to comply with building regulations. You need to deal with building regulations when constructing a new building, expanding existing workspace, or modifying rooms within a building. However, these regulations may also come into play when merely renting or leasing premises for a new business, depending on the intended use.

In Munich the “Lokalbaukomission LBK” (“Local Building Commission”) in the Department of Urban Planning and Building Regulation functions as a building supervisory (sub-)authority.  The LBK can give you advice on building law and the necessary documentation before you submit an application. For questions on planning permission and building regulations, please contact the Local Building Commission [Lokalbaukomission LBK] by phone 089 233-96484 or by e-mail stating the exact address of your future business.

Portals such as GeoPortal München offer insight into land development and utilisation plans. The FAQs contain answers about the use of the GeoPortal. If you need up-to-date maps, plans, or geodata in analogue or digital form, you should contact the “Servicezentrum GeodatenService München” (“Munich Geodata Service Centre”).

More information:

Lokalbaukomission (LBK)

HWK: construction law and building regulations