Land-use plan Local notice
The land use plan requires the approval of the higher administrative authority in accordance with Section 6 (1) of the Building Code (BauGB). The higher managing authority is the respective district administration, for land use plans of the district-free and large district-affiliated cities the respective structural and approval directorate. The granting of the approval of the higher administrative authority must be made known locally in accordance with Section 6 (5) sentence 1 BauGB. With the announcement, the land use plan takes effect. There is no provision for publication of the land-use plan itself. By deciding to amend or supplement the land use plan, the municipality may also determine that the land-use plan as amended or supplemented must be republished (Section 6 (6) BauGB).