Rainwater; information on infiltration without a permit

Rainwater from paved areas should be returned to the natural water cycle as far as possible (= near-natural rainwater management).

Stand: 05.03.2024. Link zum BayernPortal


Editorially responsible: Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection (see BayernPortal)

Site drainage

Approval authority for the approval of land drainage systems in the city of Erlangen.

The land drainage department of the building inspectorate is responsible for the enforcement of the drainage regulations (EWS) for

  • Drainage permits for new buildings and conversions
  • Approval of temporary wastewater discharges / construction water retention
  • Leak tests in the Erlangen-West water protection area
  • Advice on the renovation of connecting sewers and underground pipes
  • Advice on drainage issues / backwater problems


Gebbertstraße 1
91052 Erlangen


jetzt geschlossen
Montag: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Dienstag: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Mittwoch: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Donnerstag: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Freitag: 09:30 - 12:00 Uhr

On-site appointments by appointment only.