Monument Protection and Zoning in Germany: Regulations and Public Support From an International Perspective
Hamburg Contemporary Economic Discussions No. 40
24 Pages Posted: 26 May 2011
Date Written: April 2011
Restrictions on new constructions and modernizations occur in almost all countries and numerous regulations apply in Germany. This article outlines regulations regarding the protection of historical buildings, restoration law and preservation statutes and describes compensatory subsidies available in the form of tax benefits and/or grants. The article evaluates German regulations and public supports available for monument protection and modernization from an international perspective.
Keywords: Monument protection, zoning, Modernization, real estate, regulations, Germany, historical preservation
JEL Classification: L85, R31, R33, R52
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