Fields and Subject Areas

The administration of the Upper Palatinate currently contains five fields that are divided into 30 subject areas.

Field 1: Security, Municipal and Social Welfare Affairs

Subject Area 10 Security and Order
Subject Area 11 Personal Status Law, Alien Law
Subject Area 12 Municipal Affairs
Subject Area 13 Social and Youth Welfare
Subject Area 14 Refugee Services, Integration, Equalisation of Burdens

Field 2: Economy, Land Development, Commerce

Executive department energy industry
Subject Area 20 Business Development, Employment
Subject Area 22 Price Evaluation, trade
Subject Area 23 Rail and road traffic
Subject Area 24 Land Use Regulation, Land and Regional Planning
Subject Area 27 Mobile communications - Digital bonus

Field 3: Planning and Construction

Subject Area 30 Structural Engineering, Technical Services
Subject Area 31 Road Construction
Subject Area 32 Planning Approval, Traffic Law, Public Procurement Law
Subject Area 33 Building Law
Subject Area 34 Urban Development
Subject Area 35 Housing

Field 4: Schools

Subject Area 40.1 Elementary Schools – Quality Assurance/Evaluation
Subject Area 40.2 Elementary Schools – Personnel/Organisation
Subject Area 41 Special Schools
Subject Area 42.1 Vocational Schools I
Subject Area 42.2 Vocational Schools II
Subject Area 43 School Personnel
Subject Area 44 School Organisation, School Law

Field 5: Environment, Health, Consumer Protection

Subject Area 50 Technical Environmental Protection
Subject Area 51 Nature Conservation
Subject Area 52 Water Management
Subject Area 53 Health
Subject Area 54 Veterinary Affairs, Consumer Protection
Subject Area 55.1 Environmental Legal Questions
Subject Area 55.2 Health Legal Questions