Change of corporate form of the operator of a distribution network - notification

German version

General information

Changing the corporate form from a general partnership to a limited partnership or vice versa does not affect the concession for the operation of an electricity distribution network. This also holds true for changing a small general partnership into a small limited partnership and vice versa, or a business partnership into a registered general partnership and vice versa.


The business must inform the authorities of the change of corporate form within four weeks of entering the change into the company register (Art. 64 (5) Vienna Electricity Act 2005) (German).


The notification must be made within four weeks of entry of the change of corporate form into the company register.


Office of the Vienna Provincial Government
Legal Affairs: Construction, Energy, Railways, Traffic and Aviation (MA 64)
Energy Group
1080 Vienna, Lerchenfelder Straße 4
Phone: +43 1 4000-89959
Fax: +43 1 4000-99-89910

Public hours: Tuesdays 7.30 am to 12.30 pm and Thursdays 7.30 am to 3.30 pm

Documents required

If a power of authority has been issued: power of authority




Online notification: Change of corporate form of the operator of a distribution network (German)

Further information

Legal basis: 2005 Vienna Electricity Act (German)

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Municipal Department 64
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