EIA – Preliminary Procedure (Scoping)
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This procedure takes place on a voluntary basis and serves to support the more detailed specification of the contents of the Environmental Impact Statement.
Apart from the preliminary procedure an investor service has been laid down by law by the Amendment to the Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfungsgesetz in 2009. This means that information available at the authority can be provided to the project applicant for the project preparation.
See Description of the subject matter.
There are no specific time limits.
- the respective competent Provincial GovernmentGerman text according to the location of the project
- for the implementation of the procedure for federal roads and high-performance railway tracks: the Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (→ BMK)
There is no special procedure to be followed.
- Presentation of the outline of the project
- Concept for the Environmental Impact Statement
Costs and fees
The costs depend on the respective Ordinances of the Federal Provinces on levies and fees. Please ask the competent body in advance.
No expert information is available.
Responsible for the content: Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology