Winter Service

April 26, 2018

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Rights and obligations of tenants and landlords of Germany is currently dominated by the white splendor. Streets and roads are snowy and a coming through is hardly possible. In many places has the winter service to hands, to keep the main streets, roads and highways. But who is responsible for free rein on the sidewalks and driveways before the houses? The real estate portal myimmo.de gives an overview of the most important rules for tenants and landlords. Generally, the winter service in Germany on local statutes is regulated. There can be set, that the investors or building owners are responsible for the broaching and cluster service.

This responsibility can be passed on to the lessee in the lease or realized by hiring a contractor. The costs incurred by the landlord in the latter case, can be about the operating costs to the tenant. This must be expelled but also clearly in the lease. Whatever the landlord decides for which option the statute clearly to what extent the winter service has to be done. One of garbage cans and parking it to his duties, in the entrance area and walk to keep a 1 to 1.20-metre-wide strip free of snow, as well as the ways (here goes half the width). Must continue to be spread at slipping in these areas. The urban place statutes say that is making the winter service from 7:00 to 20:00, on Sundays and public holidays, the winter service can start up to two hours later. More information: news.myimmo.de/… University Service GmbH Lisa Neumann