A permit may be required for the felling of trees for various reasons. In particular, a felling permit is required in the following cases where trees are subject to special protection. 27.06.2017 Protection of trees as "protected landscape elements". Trees can be protected by the federal states through tree protection ordinances or statutes as so-called "protected landscape elements" (Section 29 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act). This is mainly used for built-up areas. In addition, the federal states can also place avenues under protection (Section 29 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act). The specific content and procedure are governed exclusively by the law of the respective federal state. Protection of trees for reasons of species protection It is generally forbidden to cut down trees and other woody plants during the period from March 1 to September 30 or to put them on the ground. During this period, only gentle shaping and maintenance cuts are permitted to remove plant growth or to keep trees healthy (Section 39 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act). Exceptions to this may be granted, for example, to ensure traffic safety. The form and procedure for submitting applications are also governed exclusively by the law of the respective federal state.The disposal of waste and thus also of household waste/residual waste from private households and other waste for disposal from other sources is the responsibility of the districts and independent cities.If you, as a transport company, transport severely disabled persons, their accompanying persons, assistance dogs or objects carried free of charge on long-distance or local public transport, you can apply for advance payment of the reimbursement of fare losses.If you, as a public transport company, transport severely disabled people and their accompanying persons, guide, assistance or assistance dogs or objects carried free of charge on local public transport, you can apply for reimbursement of fare losses.
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