Registration of public playground and recreational areas
Selected Organization: Patērētāju tiesību aizsardzības centrs
Brief description:
The installation and availability of playground and recreational area intended for public use (hereinafter - public playground and recreational areas) whether in return for payment or free of charge shall be allowed only if it has been registered in the Register of Public Playground and Recreational Areas (hereinafter - Register) maintained by the Consumer Rights Protection Centre (hereinafter - CRPC).
The owner or lawful possessor of a public playground and recreational area (hereinafter - possessor) has an obligation to register a public playground and recreational area if it conforms to at least one of the following:
• the playground equipment or equipment for other activities installed in the public playground and recreational area is intended for more than two activities (climbing, jumping, swinging, sliding, spinning, crawling, creeping, any combination of those activities);
• there are more than four playground equipment or equipment for other activities installed in the public playground and recreational area;
• in the already installed public playground and recreational area, one of the playground equipment or equipment for other activities is replaced, substantially reorganising or developing the public playground and recreational area and thus achieving compliance with the above criteria.
Beneficiaries:
Any person
The owner, lawful possessor or authorised person of the owner/ lawful possessor of the public playground and recreational area.
Maximum period (in working days):
5
Period:
Within five working days after receivement of the complete information referred to in the Application for Registration of Public Playground and Recreational Area (hereinafter - Application) and the necessary documents. In some cases, due to objective circumstances (for example, the information in the Application is incomplete or inaccurate, it is necessary to obtain additional information for the decision to register a public playground and recreational area, etc.) this period may be extended to 30 days by notifying the possessor.
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
Related Services
1. solis / Documents to be submitted for receipt of the service.
In order to register or update information on public playground and recreational area in the Register, the possessor must prepare the Application with attached documents. If the possessor wishes to register at the same time more than five public playground and recreational areas, the Application may be combined (e.g. in the MS Excel file), including all the information referred to in the Application.
If the possessor wishes to exclude the public playground and recreational area from the Register, it is necessary to prepare an application in a free format.
It is important that the Application/application is signed by the person with signatory power.
The following documents must accompany the Application/application:
• the power of attorney of the authorised representative if the application is submitted by the authorised representative;
• a contract from which flows the right of person to represent the association of persons without specific authorisation (in the case of mixed co-ownership status);
• if necessary, post-installation inspection report of playground and recreational area.
2. solis / Payment for a service.
The service is provided free of charge.
3. solis / Requesting a service remotely.
An Application/application may be submitted:

On the website Latvija.lv using an activated e-mail address or person has to used the e-service „Application to an institution”. When using this e-service, it is possible for the person to send the Application/application to the CRPC electronically by adding the Application/application signed with an electronic signature and the necessary documents.

By e-mail
The person shall send the Application/application and the attached documents by e-mail. The person shall certify the electronic copies of the Application/application and the documents attached with a secure electronic signature and time-stamp.

By post
The person shall send the Application/application and the necessary documents by post.
E-service in Latvija.lv A submission to the CRPC
Mail CRPC Riga
Adrese: Brīvības iela 55, Rīga, LV-1010
Tālrunis:
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Another E-adrese, ja saziņas veids ir iespējams
4. solis / On-site service request.
A person shall submit the Application/application and the necessary documents to CRPC personally.
To enter the premises of the CRPC a personal identification document is required.

During the state emergency situation, the request and receipt of services takes place through remotely channels.
On the spot CRPC Riga - receipt of an application
Adrese: Brīvības iela 55, Rīga, LV-1010
Tālrunis:
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours
5. solis / Receiving the service remotely.
Information regarding the decision taken to include public playground and recreational area in the Register, to exclude from the Register or the confirmation of updating of information in the Register, person can receive in one of the following channels:
• on the portal www.latvija.lv;
• to the specified e-mail address;
• by letter sent to the legal address or the address of declared place of residence (in the case of a natural person).
6. solis / Receiving of the service on the spot.
A letter in reply regarding the decision taken by CRPC may be received personally on the spot on arrival in the CRPC. It will be necessary to certify the identity presenting an official identity document, as well as, if necessary, to present a power of attorney (authorised representative) or a contract (person representing an association of persons).

During the state emergency situation, the request and receipt of services takes place through remotely channels.
On the spot CRPC Riga - receipt of an application
Adrese: Brīvības iela 55, Rīga, LV-1010
Tālrunis:
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours