Aircraft noise - Request expenditure for structural sound insulation Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Are you close to Frankfurt/Main Airport? Then you know the noise that take-off and landing planes and helicopters cause. The Hessian state government considers the minimization of aircraft noise as a permanent task of the highest priority. An important step towards better protection against aircraft noise will be achieved by financing structural sound insulation measures. To this end, the Law on the Protection against Aircraft Noise (Air Noise Act) in accordance with the Ordinance on the Determination of the Noise Protection Area for Frankfurt Main Airport may be entitled to reimbursement of the costs of the installation of structural measures. soundproofing. In addition to the federal right, the Land of Hessen has set up a regional fund in which both the Land of Hessen and Fraport AG pay. According to the Regional Fund Act, the guidelines of the Land of Hessen for the promotion of measures for passive sound insulation and sustainable municipal development (funding guidelines) are granted in addition to the Aviation Noise Act. additional measures of structural sound insulation and to improve the indoor climate, such as the installation of soundproofing windows or air conditioning systems.

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Signed application in the original (see below: "Applications/Forms") Extract building permit (in copy) or corresponding proof from a building authority (e.g. stamp, confirmation, etc.); with approval note, date of issue and all requirements, in particular soundproofing measures For subsequent structural changes/changes in use (e.g. roof extensions, other extensions): Extract Building Permit for Changes (in copy); with the approved plans and all conditions If available: Building description (in copy) Includes a detailed description of the object: type of construction, built-in materials, construction physics calculation, etc. The construction description is usually part of the building application, the construction or purchase contract or the credit documents. Approved blueprints (in copy) (floor plans, building sections and views) In the case of listed property: Proof of existing monument protection with the necessary requirements If available: Residential area calculation in accordance with the Housing Area Ordinance Note: If you are unable to submit building permits and building plans, a corresponding confirmation from the responsible building authority must be attached that there are no more documents. In this case, sketches of the floor plans must be submitted with measurements, with information on the height of the floor and with information on the respective use of the space.


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Preconditions
You are the owner of a property in day protection zone 1 or in the night protection zone of the designated noise protection area or your property is located in the assisted area of the funding guidelines for the Regional Fund Act. You can find out whether your property is located in the noise protection area or in the assisted area on the following website of the Darmstadt Regional Council: Soundproofing portal (Government Office Darmstadt) They plan to implement structural soundproofing measures or have already implemented measures after 13.10.2011 (entry into force of the Noise Protection Area Ordinance).
After submitting the application and the documents justifying the application, the data required for the calculation of the structural sound insulation measure are usually collected on site by a test engineer. After that, the necessary measures are defined to achieve the legally required noise insulation measure and you receive an assurance about the refundable measures. They have the promised measures carried out and submit the invoices and installation protocols to the Darmstadt Regional Council. After examination of the proofs of use and consultation of the applicants and Fraport AG, a determination notice is issued. Once it becomes legally binding, the amount fixed shall be paid out. The grant under the Regional Fund Act in accordance with the Funding Guidelines is also to be applied for. The application shall be attached to the following documents: a brief description of the proposed project, as well as the cost estimate of a specialist company on the implementation of the planned project or the original invoice, provided that the project has already been implemented in the period from 13.10.2011 until the application is submitted. The Darmstadt Regional Council examines in advance whether the submitted project can be recognised as a measure of passive sound insulation. If this is the case, the applicant will receive a positive grant notice in writing. The grant will be paid in the amount of 80 percent of the approved grant according to the existence of the grant decision and the remaining 20 percent after presentation of the original invoice and examination of the appropriate use. The grant notice shall be granted as a regular date upon expiry of the statutory period for bringing proceedings of one month after receipt of the grant notice. The beneficiary may bring about the status of the beneficiary more quickly if he declares that he has waived his right. A corresponding form for signature and return to the Darmstadt Regional Council will be attached to the grant notice. When it is funded by the Regional Fund, the citizen does not have to make advance payments.