Shopkeeper or entrepreneur
The shopkeeper or the entrepreneur who wants to launch or develop his activity in Brussels has to respect certain rules.
Rules thus apply for commercial activities: hotels, restaurants, cafes, itinerant trade, industrial activities...
Besides, the City of Brussels rents stores and workshops.
As part of the new Mobility plan for the Pentagon (city centre), the City of Brussels holds a survey on the mobility needs of traders and companies. You can respond till 27 June 2014.
In February 2012, the City of Brussels started with Open Data. In April 2014 it starts offering its Open Data via a platform that was created by OpenDataSoft. The platform ensures that public data can be better used.
The City of Brussels launches a public call to candidates for its new Food Truck Trail. You can respond till 30 April 2014.
In 2014 the City of Brussels starts with the plans for the redevelopment of the central squares and avenues in the city centre. The pedestrian zone within the Pentagon will thus be increased.
Traders in the City of Brussels get 15 exceptions each year to the mandatory weekly rest day. The distribution over the various periods, imposed by the City, varies by commercial quarter.
The City of Brussels is calling for initiatives in view of a new destination for the Sainte-Catherine Church. You can respond till 12 May 2014. Files must be written in French or Dutch.
The fight against 'city cancers', neglected buildings and empty floors above shops at the City of Brussels continues. The tax regulation on urban decay will change in 2010.
Elections on Sunday 25 May 2014
On Sunday 25 May 2014 elections will be held for the European Parliament, the Chamber of Deputies and the Parliaments of the Communities and Regions (including the Brussels Parliament). All practical info on the elections, voting as a EU citizen and voting by proxy.