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Promotion of Electromobility by way of the German Condominium Modernisation Act (WEMoG)

By means of the German Condominium Modernisation Act (WEMoG) condominium owners and tenants shall in particular be given the right to demand approval for the installation of a charging facility for an electric vehicle. This article presents the planned innovations – which are of relevance for the creation of nationwide infrastructures.

The Federal Government has submitted a draft law on the promotion of electromobility and the modernisation of the German Condominium Act and the amendment of cost and land register regulations (WEMoG) (BT-Drs. 19/18791).

By means of the WEMoG, the law on condominium ownership and the right to permanent residence, better known as the Condominium Act (WEG), and other regulations (in particular those of the German Civil Code (BGB)) are to be fundamentally reformed. One focus of the reform is the creation of a right for homeowners and tenants to be allowed to install a charging facility for an electric vehicle.

The article (download) provides detailed information regarding:

  • Legal background
  • Entitlement of the condominium owners
  • Entitlement of tenants to demand approval for structural changes from owners
  • Status of the legislative process
  • Evaluation of the WEMoG

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