Consulting architectural activities in building construction (71.11.1.00)

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Formalities according to the Services Directive

Formalities according to the Services Directive

For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:

  • Architect; application for registration in the list of architects

    Die Berufsbezeichnung „Architekt“ darf nur führen, wer unter dieser Bezeichnung in die Architektenliste bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer eingetragen ist. Der Eintragungsausschuss bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer prüft und entscheidet über die Eintragung in die Liste.

  • City planner; application for registration in the list of city planners

    Die Berufsbezeichnung „Stadtplaner“ darf in Bayern nur führen, wer unter dieser Bezeichnung in die Stadtplanerliste bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer eingetragen ist. Der gemeinsame Eintragungsausschuss bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer prüft und entscheidet über die Eintragung in die Stadtplanerliste.

  • Architect and town planner; application for registration in the register of companies

    Gesellschaften dürfen die Berufsbezeichnung „Architekt“ in ihrem Namen nur führen, wenn sie in das Gesellschaftsverzeichnis bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer eingetragen sind. Der Eintragungsausschuss bei der Bayerischen Architektenkammer prüft und entscheidet über die Eintragung in das Verzeichnis.

The following authorisations and notifications may be required:

  • Energy expert; application for registration in the list of experts

    Private experts who certify compliance with certain requirements of the Building Energy Act (GEG) must be recognised. The recognition of the experts takes place for architects by registration in a list to be kept by the Bavarian Chamber of Architects and for engineers by registration in a list to be kept by the Bavarian Chamber of Civil Engineers.

Formalities relating to the place of business

Formalities relating to the place of business

In addition to the requirements related to a specific service there are authorisations and/or notification obligations in other legal areas regarding the place of business which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

Requirements particularly in the areas of construction law, public road legislation, imission control law, water and waste law, listed building regulations and forest law should be taken into account.

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

Formalities relating to the employment of workers

If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.

If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.

  • Company number; application

    When hiring the first employee (450-euro employees, employees subject to social insurance contributions, trainees), you must apply for a company number from the company number service of the Federal Employment Agency. The company number is required, among other things, for the monthly settlements of social contributions.

  • Accident insurance; registration by the employer

    If you are taking on employees for the first time, you must notify the statutory accident insurance institution responsible for your company within one week.

  • Social security; registration of employees

    Employees who are compulsorily insured under the statutory social insurance scheme must be registered with the competent health insurance fund as the collecting agency.

  • Wage tax; registration by the employer

    The employer must withhold and pay the wage tax.

  • Posting of workers to Germany; registration and other obligations

    When posting employees to Germany, the Employee Posting Act must be observed. This law obliges both employers based in Germany and employers based abroad who employ workers in Germany to comply with statutory and, in certain sectors, collectively agreed working conditions. In addition, employers are subject to further obligations.

  • Compensatory levy; payment

    Employers are obliged to fill a certain number of jobs with severely disabled persons or persons of equal status. A compensatory levy must be paid for each unfilled mandatory position.

Tax related formalities

Tax related formalities

For taking-up and pursuit of a service please also consider the following tax related formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

  • Freelance activity; notification of the opening of a business

    The commencement of a freelance activity must be reported directly to the competent tax office without any formalities. The responsible tax office is informed by the respective municipality about the registration of a business. In addition, you must provide the competent tax office with further information on the legal and factual circumstances relevant for taxation.

Personal formalities

Personal formalities

We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:

  • Residence; registration

    This formality description is currently being revised.

  • National visa; application and extension

    Foreign nationals subject to visa requirements require a national visa for entry for longer stays (over 90 days) or stays leading to the taking up of gainful employment.

Characteristics and key concepts of the service

This service includes:

  • Services of architectural offices and similar service providers:
    • Construction planning and design by architectural offices for building construction
    • Object monitoring by architectural offices for building construction

Keywords

  • Architekturbüros für Hochbau
  • Bauplanung, -entwurf und -aufsicht durch Architekturbüros für Hochbau
  • Bauplanung und -entwurf sowie Objektüberwachung durch Architekturbüros für Hochbau
  • Baurekonstruktion (Architekturbüro)
  • Energieeinsparverordnung
  • Projektentwicklung durch Architekturbüros für Hochbau