Surveying; request for a boundary determination

A boundary determination is called the discovery and verification of existing boundary signs, the marking of previously unmarked boundaries or the restoration of lost boundary signs. You can apply for a boundary determination.


There has only been an obligation to mark boundaries since 1900, which is why there are still many boundaries in Bavaria that are neither marked nor precisely known to the owners. Legal certainty is created by the remeasurement and demarcation of these boundaries by the state offices for digitization, broadband and surveying.

Furthermore, boundary markers are lost for various reasons (construction work, field cultivation, etc.) or they are buried.

Thus, boundary establishment consists of marking previously unmarked boundaries and uncovering boundary signs (with verification) or restoring lost boundary signs.

If you do not find the boundary markers on your property boundary, you can apply for boundary demarcation there.




  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Vermessungsantrag
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    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.


  • The fee is calculated according to the number of both old and new boundary points established in the locality and the number of newly formed parcels. The fee for

    boundary points

    • for the 1st boundary point: 260 EUR
    • for the 2nd to 30th boundary point: 85 EUR each
    • for the 31st to 100th boundary point: 70 EUR each
    • for all further border points: 60 EUR each


    • for the 1st parcel: 410 EUR
    • for the 2nd to 10th parcel: 170 EUR each
    • for the 11th to 30th parcel: 90 EUR each
    • for all further parcels: 55 EUR each


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administrative claim

Status: 01.07.2022

Responsible for editing: Landesamt für Digitalisierung, Breitband und Vermessung

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