Declaration on accessibility


The city of Idar-Oberstein strives to make its websites accessible in accordance with the State Act on Equality, Inclusion and Participation of People with Disabilities (State Inclusion Act) of December 17, 2020. We are guided by the requirements of the Barrier-free Information Technology Ordinance - BITV 2.0. The CMS (Content Management System) ionas that we use meets the requirements of BITV 2.0 and EU Directive 2016/2102 from a technical perspective.

Creation of this accessibility statement
This statement was created on 19.02.2024.

Scope of application
This declaration applies to the Internet pages at

Our Internet pages offer the following options:

Text size
The font size adjustment (AAA) in the top right-hand corner of the header allows you to enlarge or reduce the size of text. Images adapt automatically.

You can use the contrast switcher ( ) at the top right of the header to change the display of the website from color to black and white.

Navigating without a mouse
You can use our website not only with the mouse, but also with the keyboard . You can find out which keyboard commands you can use to navigate the site by clicking on the symbol () in the top right-hand corner of the header.

Breadcrumb navigation
In addition to the menu, you can also use the so-called "breadcrumbs" to find your way around each page. You will find this navigation under the large image. There you can jump back to other, higher-level pages.

Easy language
The web pages themselves are not translated into easy language.
If you need help, please use the form.

Feedback on accessibility

Unfortunately, not all elements on our website can be made completely accessible. We see accessibility as an ongoing process and will continue to adapt our website in the future.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of If you have any questions or comments on this topic or require information that is not yet available in an accessible form, please contact

Idar-Oberstein city administration

Press and public relations

+49 6781 64-1420

or use our feedback form.

Enforcement procedure
If you do not receive a response to your inquiry or are wholly or partially dissatisfied with the response, you can contact the enforcement body for digital accessibility of public bodies in Rhineland-Palatinate or the conciliation body in accordance with Section 16 of the Act on the Equality of Persons with Disabilities (BGG). The state enforcement body or the federal arbitration board will examine your case and try to find a solution in the course of an arbitration procedure.

  • Enforcement office for digital accessibility of public bodies in Rhineland-Palatinate at the State Commissioner for the Interests of Disabled People

Bauhofstrasse 9

55116 Mainz

+49 6131 16-5342

  • Arbitration body for the Disability Equality Act at the Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities

Mauerstrasse 53

10117 Berlin

+49 30 18527-2805

+49 30 18527-2901

Help with accessibility

  • General

    We make every effort to ensure that our websites are accessible. You can find details on this in our accessibility statement. You can send us suggestions for improvement using our feedback form.

  • Font size

    To adjust the font size, please use the following key combinations:




  • Keyboard navigation

    Use TAB and SHIFT + TAB to navigate through next/previous links, form elements and buttons.

    Use ENTER to open links and interact with elements.

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