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Authority for urban development and housing

Night Work Permits (Construction)

With this online service, you can apply for a special permit for the operation of noisy machines and devices on construction sites at night, as well as on Sundays and public holidays.

Important notes


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Documents required

In the course of the online application you will need:

  • Contact person, fixed and mobile telephone as well as the e-mail address of the executing company/person
  • The sound pressure level dB(A) according to ISO 6394 of the machines and devices to be used
  • What noise protection measures are planned
  • An immission forecast (You can find a calculation aid here: Excel sheet )
  • A statement of overriding public interest in carrying out the work

Please note

Noisy construction work is prohibited on weekdays between 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and is only possible with special permission.


Application: 2 weeks before the start of the measure

Procedure & Fees


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Processing time

The granting of the exemption depends on the complexity of the individual case.


The granting of an exceptional permit according to § 7 (2) of the 32nd BImSchV is subject to a fee according to § 1 paragraph 1 of the environmental fee regulations (UmwGebO) of December 5th, 1995 (HmbGVBL 1995, p. 365) in the currently applicable version in conjunction with No. 1.3. 24 of Annex 1 to the general fee schedule.

Confirmations (toleration, approval, rejection of night work) are in accordance with § 2 Fees Act (GebG) of March 05, 1986 (Hamburg Law and Ordinance Gazette 1986 p. 37) in the currently applicable version in conjunction with paragraph 5b of Annex 1 to the GebG

charges apply.

Legal notes

Legal basis

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Service description

You can use this online service to apply for commercial construction work to be carried out at night, on Sundays and on public holidays. The authority checks whether the use of noisy devices and machines can be approved with a view to Section 7 (1) of the 32nd Federal Immission Control Ordinance (32nd BImSchV).

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Address and contact information


Authority for urban development and housing
Office for building regulations
construction technology, structural engineering and building technology
Nagelsweg 37-39 20097 Hamburg

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S3, Hammerbrook

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