Landscape protection areas; determination

Landscape protection areas, in comparison to nature reserves, serve primarily to protect the natural balance and its functionality.


Special notes

The state government is responsible for issuing legal ordinances on national parks. Legal ordinances on nature reserves are issued by the higher nature conservation authority at the government (see under "Related topics").

The district administrative authorities (district offices and municipalities) are responsible as lower nature conservation authorities for issuing legal ordinances on natural monuments and for issuing legal ordinances on protected landscape elements up to a maximum size of 10 hectares. For protected landscape elements larger than 10 hectares, the higher nature conservation authorities are responsible (see under "Related topics").


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