State Building Code Berlin

Building Code for Berlin (BauO Bln) of 29 September 2005, § 49

Extract from the parking place regulations

§ 49 Motor vehicle parking spaces, parking places for bicycles

(2) When constructing structures that are expected to experience bicycle traffic, parking places for bicycles shall be provided in sufficient number and size. Paragraph 1, sentence 3 shall apply accordingly. The parking places shall be provided on the building site or on the public areas in front of it.

Summary: In sufficient number and size.


§ 49 (3) The provision of parking places for bicycles pursuant to paragraph 2 may also be satisfied by payment of a transfer fee prior to the commencement of construction. The Senate Department responsible for construction shall issue regulations by ordinance on the amount of the payment. The transfer fees may not exceed 90 percent of the average construction costs, taking into account the proportionate land area. The transfer fees are to be used exclusively for the construction of bicycle parking places in the area of public traffic areas or other suitable property areas.


Ordinance on the amount of the settlement amounts for bicycle parking facilities (FahrAbV) of 17 September 2008 § 1 Amount of the settlement amounts
The amount of the settlement sum pursuant to § 50 (3) Sentence 1 of the Building Code for Berlin is set at 500 euros for projects in the area bounded by the outer limits of the S-Bahn ring between the stations Gesundbrunnen in the north, Ostkreuz in the east, Südkreuz in the south and Westkreuz in the west, and otherwise at 250 euros per bicycle parking facility.

Status: 09/29/2005

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