Contaminated land register, information

Important notes


Authorized group of persons:
  • Landowners,
  • Tenants and tenants,
  • Third parties who can prove a legitimate interest (e.g. banks, prospective buyers, brokers, etc.)

Documents required

Information about the property:
  • Address and / or parcel and parcel number
  • Landowner information
  • Confirmation that you are the owner of the property yourself or
  • Declaration of consent or power of attorney from the landowner

Procedure & Fees

Processing time

Up to three weeks.


Simple written information: none (in accordance with the Environmental Information Act).

More complex information: Depending on the time required (environmental fee schedule).

Legal notes

Legal basis

Law on the protection against harmful soil changes and the remediation of contaminated sites (Federal Soil Protection Act - BBodSchG)

Hamburg Law to Implement and Supplement the Federal Soil Protection Law (Hamburg Soil Protection Law - HmbBodSchG)

Federal Soil Protection and Contaminated Sites Ordinance (BBodSchV)

Environmental Information Act (UIG)

Hamburg Environmental Information Act (HmbUIG)

Environmental Fee Regulations (UmwGebO)

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