Two warning lights for road construction



The Building Department deals with all questions of building law - from urban land use planning to building permits and building subsidies. In the field of monument preservation, it advises on the renovation and protection of old buildings - and promotes outstanding projects. The department is also responsible for the care and maintenance of Hessen's largest district road network.

Two cyclists from behind on a dirt road in a deciduous forest

Cycling in Waldeck-Frankenberg

Whether it is everyday cycling, safe and fast cycle paths for schoolchildren or the nationwide project Stadtradeln - the district is committed to promoting cycling.

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narrow street with half-timbered houses on the right and straight ahead in the middle of the picture

Online development plans of the district

Before buying a plot of land, it is worthwhile for those who want to build to take a look at the development plan: It determines how areas and buildings can be designed in an area. It is also possible to view the plans online.

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The district of Waldeck-Frankenberg is happy to support prospective builders with their building projects by providing comprehensive advice on all matters that are important for the success of a building project and is the point of contact for building and planning law assessments.


In order to make life in rural areas more attractive, the district is striving for new utilisation concepts with flexible monument protection, especially for older buildings. The district supports construction measures of this kind with a total volume of up to 500,000 euros per year.

GDI Waldeck-Frankenberg

The district and its municipalities have joined together to form a joint geodata infrastructure by way of inter-municipal cooperation. This makes all geodata available electronically according to uniform standards.

Monument protection

Architectural monuments are not only churches, castles and palaces - even normal houses or factories can be architectural monuments. Monument protection does not mean standing still, only that all structural changes must be approved with the district as the monument protection authority.

Barrier beacons and blue direction sign to the right at a road construction site

District road construction
in Waldeck-Frankenberg

In order to maintain and expand the country's largest road network, the district invests several million euros annually.

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