Municipal information

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The City provides information to citizens and other users of the City through its website, the city magazine or through maps, photos, videos and images from webcams.




  • New rules for ID photos

    New rules for ID photos

    From 16 January 2017, new rules will be applied for pictures on passports, the kids-ID, the electronic ID cards for Belgians and residence permits for foreigners. The standards for passports will then be applied for ID cards as well.

  • Flashke from January-March

    Flashke from January-March

    The January, February and March issue of Flashke, the newsletter of the Community Centres, is available on The newsletter is only available in Dutch and French.

  • Exceptions to weekly rest day for traders in 2017

    Exceptions to weekly rest day for traders in 2017

    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.

  • Zoning Plans available per quarter

    Zoning Plans available per quarter

    The Particular Zoning Plans (PPAS-BBP) of the City of Brussels are now available online per quarter via These zoning plans are presented with the number of the plan, the name, the prescriptions... The documents (in Dutch and French only) can be browsed, downloaded and shared.