Use of the municipal coat of arms permit Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.
A coat of arms is a sign created according to certain rules in the form of a shield. Coat of arms represents persons, families, certain groups of people or personalized objects, organizations and communities. Each federal state has its own coat of arms. In addition, there are the coats of arms of the municipalities. The use of the respective coats of arms of the community requires the approval of the respective municipality.
For the use of the municipal coat of arms: none For the approval of the municipal coat of arms: At the National Main Archives for Expert Reports: two coloured clean drawings (DIN-A4) or a qualitatively equivalent image file, a justification of the coat of arms motif and the decision of the respective representative body to introduce or amend the coat of arms. Then to the Ministry of the Interior: a coloured clean drawing (DIN-A4) or a qualitatively equivalent image file, the report of the Brandenburg State Main Archives and the decision of the respective representative body to introduce or amend the coat of arms
Forms: no Online procedure possible: no Written form required: yes Personal appearance necessary: no
Also a use of the coat of arms of a municipality in modified or stylized form, which can lead to a confusion with the coat of arms of a municipality, is not permitted without consent.
- Request from the relevant local authority whether the coat of arms may be used.
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Ministry of the Interior and Local Government of the State of Brandenburg, Unit 22
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