Permits have already been granted for the Ostwind 2 project for the land route, for the 12 mile zone (12 sm zone) of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and for a section of approx. 5 km in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). On 9 March 2015, 50Hertz had the plan approval decision for the Landtrasse and on 10 July 2015 the plan approval decision for the sea route in the 12 mile zone (12 sm zone) of the Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and Digitization of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the competent licensing authority for these sections, received. The planning approval decision according to the Seeanlagenverordnung for the Seetrasse up to the so-called bundling point in the EEZ was given to 50Hertz by the responsible Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency on August 13, 2015. In October 2020, 50Hertz received the last plan approval for the sea route in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). In mid-September 2021, 50Hertz received the last outstanding approval for the Ostwind 2 project. The planning approval concern a 700-metre-long route section in the territorial sea directly in front of the Arcadis Ost 1 platform.