Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation (43.22.0.00)
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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:
Skilled crafts and trades; Establishing the requirement for registration of the skilled craft or trade
Your venture may be liable to a permit under trade law or a notification. To allow the Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades to decide whether or not your venture requires an application for registration in the Register of Craftsmen and/or merely a notification, please start by completing the information sheet on the circumstances of your enterprise (see “Forms”). The competent Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades will contact you after investigating the information provided.
If you want to start a standing trade, you must report this. You must also report the start of operation of a branch office or a dependent branch office, as well as the relocation of the business.
The following authorisations and notifications may be required:
Anyone wishing to issue certificates of competence to persons pursuant to Article 5(3) ChemKlimaschutzV shall require the permission of the competent authority.
Fluorinated greenhouse gases; application for exemption from the requirement of technical or vocational training
Exemption from the requirement of technical or craft training necessary to obtain the certificate of competence for work on fixed refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, heat pumps, refrigeration equipment in refrigerated trucks or trailers, electrical switchgear, as well as equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases as solvents.
Persons installing, checking for leaks, maintaining, repairing, decommissioning equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases or recovering the gases need a certificate of competence to be allowed to carry out their activities.
Since 4 July 2009, companies that carry out activities on stationary refrigeration and air-conditioning systems as well as heat pumps and fire protection systems have required certification in accordance with Section 6 (1) of the Chemicals Climate Protection Ordinance (ChemKlimaschutzV) in conjunction with Art. 6 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2067. Article 6 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2067.
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.
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.
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:
For service providers operating across borders without a branch in Germany, there are various special jurisdictions and special regulations depending on the tax liability, activity or type of tax.
We would also like to inform you about the following personal formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:
The Federal Employment Agency conducts admission procedures for the posting and employment of foreign workers from the states of Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia within the framework of work contracts in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Characteristics and key concepts of the service
This service includes the installation of plumbing and heating equipment and supplies and air conditioning, including the extension, modification, maintenance, and repair thereof.
This service includes:
- Installation of the following in buildings and other structures:
- Heating systems (operated with electricity, gas, oil, or solid fuels)
- Furnaces, cooling towers
- Non-electrical solar thermal collectors
- Ventilation and air-conditioning systems
- Gas installations
- Supply lines for a variety of different gases (e.g. oxygen in hospitals)
- Steam pipelines
- Sprinkler systems for fire protection purposes
- Lawn sprinkler systems
- (Empty) pipe laying
- Cleaning and removal of blockages from drainpipes in buildings
- Abwärmeverwertungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Bauinstallation (Installation von Heizungs-, Lüftungs-, Klima- und gesundheitstechnischen Anlagen)
- Bauinstallation (Klempnerei, Gas-, Wasserinstallation)
- Belüftungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Elektroheizungen, Installation
- Elektroheizungsinstallation (Elektroinstallation in Bauwerken)
- Entlüftungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Gas- und Wasserinstallation
- Gas- und Wasserinstallation
- Gesundheitstechnische Anlagen, Installation in Bauwerken
- Heizungsinstallation in Bauwerken
- Heizungsinstallation (Installation von Elektroheizungen in Bauwerken)
- Installateur (Gas- und Wasser-)
- Installateurin und Heizungsbauerin
- Installation von Elektroheizungen
- Installation von Steuerungssystemen für Heizungsanlagen
- Instandhaltung und Reparatur von Heizungsanlagen
- Klimaanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Korrosionsschutz für sonstige Zentralheizungsanlagen (Tankinnenbeschichtungen)
- Luftbefeuchtungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Luftheizungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Luftheizungsbau, Luftheizungsbauer
- Luftreinigungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Lüftungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Lüftungskanaleinbau in Bauwerken
- Ofenbauer, Heizungsbauer, Ofen- und Luftheizungsbau, Ofenheizungsbauer
- Reinigung von Klimaanlagen
- Reparatur von Heizungsanlagen
- Solarwärmekollektoren (zur direkten Wärmeerzeugung), Installation
- Tank- und Sammelbehältermontage für sonstige Zentralheizungsanlagen
- Verlegen von Fußbodenheizung
- Warmwasserbereitungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken
- Wartung von Haushaltsheizkesseln und -brennern
- Wartung von Ölheizungen
- Wartung von Sanitäranlagen
- Wartung von Tankanlagen, nicht mit industrieller Kapazität
- Wasserinstallateurin; Zentralheizungsbauerin
- Wasserpumpeninstallation in Bauwerken
- Zentralheizungs- und Lüftungsbauerin; Gasinstallation; Gasinstallateurin
- Zentralheizungsanlageninstallation in Bauwerken