Municipal cemetery; application for authorization for commercial activity.

Within the framework of its right to local self-government, each municipality can regulate on its own responsibility in the user statutes for its cemetery whether or which permits or notifications are required for commercial activities in the cemetery.


The activity of sculptors, stonemasons and other tradesmen in the municipal cemetery may require prior approval by the municipality. You can obtain specific information on any permits or notifications that may be required from the respective municipality or the single point of contact responsible for you.

There you can also find out which specific licensing requirements exist (e.g. expertise, suitability, reliability), how the procedure is handled, what proof is required and what costs may be incurred.

Important instructions for service providers

  • Der Betrieb von Friedhöfen und die Vergabe von Gräbern obliegen den Kommunen oder den Kirchen oder Religionsgemeinschaften mit dem Status einer Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts. Diese Dienstleistungen können nicht von Privaten ausgeübt werden.


Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Status: 09.09.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium des Innern, für Sport und Integration

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