Catering business, amusement arcade curfew - special permit

Service Description

There is no closing time for restaurants in Thuringia. A curfew applies only to the following events:

  • Amusement places, events pursuant to Section 60a of the Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulation Act (Gewerbeordnung), shows, entertaining performances as well as musical performances and other merrymaking not mentioned in numbers 2 or 3, businesses and events outdoors and in marquees under the open sky from 10 p.m. onwards,
  • theater or film performances in the open air and in marquees under the open sky from 24.00 hours,
  • Beer gardens, commercial gardens and open spaces included in the use for the operation of restaurants, as well as other outdoor restaurants and marquees under the open sky from 1:00 am.

The curfew ends at 6:00 a.m. for the aforementioned events.

If there is a public need or special local conditions, the closing time can be generally extended, shortened or lifted. For individual establishments, the curfew may be temporarily and revocably shortened or lifted if there is a public need or special local conditions; in this case, conditions may also be imposed.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Gewerbebehörde

Claußstraße 3
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
036691 70-541
036691 70-540
036691 70-543
036691 70-746
Opening times

General office hours

Monday: 8:30-12.00
Tuesday: 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-3:30pm
Wednesday: by appointment
Thursday: 8:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-5:30pm
Friday: 8:30am-12:00pm

Appointments can also be made outside the above office hours if necessary.

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SHK: Application for reduction of the closing time according to § 5 Thuringian Restaurant Act (ThürGastG)