Facts: Public and Private Construction Law in Germany

Did you know that there are two type of construction law in Germany? We generally talk about public and private construction law. Public construction law includes all regulations on the permissibility of building structures. The state has effective power of enforcing the regulations, through for instance: orders/permits or official administrative acts. The decision-making Read more…

What is German private construction law?

Private construction law regulates civil law, property and neighbouring rights and works contracts for preparation and execution of a construction project – such as architectural contracts, construction contracts etc.-. Private construction law concerns the legal relations between the non-public authorities involved in the construction. Contracts between customers (builder, general contractor, Read more…