Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels.


Special European Summit in Brussels on 17 and 18 July 2020 (extended)

On Friday 17 and Saturday 18 July 2020, a European Summit of the Heads of state and Government of the European Union will be held in Brussels in the buildings of the Council of the European Union, at the Rue de la Loi. A safety zone will be set up. Only authorized persons can enter this zone on foot. The summit is extended till 20 July.

The safety zone will be closed on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 July 2020:

  • Schuman roundabout
  • Rue Froissart, between the Rue Belliard and the Schuman roundabout
  • Rue de la Loi, between the Schuman roundabout and 'Residence Palace'
  • Rue Juste Lipse

Important remarks:

  • Deliveries will not be possible
  • Garbage bags, bicycles and terraces are not allowed within the safety zone

With a vehicle:

  • the official delegations, with accreditation from the Council services and/or police forces
  • the emergency services
  • the residents with an accreditation of the police services (access only via the Avenue d'Auderghem)

On foot:

  • the residents registered within the zone and in possession of their ID card
  • the employees and shopkeepers in possession of their ID card and a pass (delivered via their employer)
  • persons in possession of a pass and their ID card

The demands are possible via and must be sent electronically to the police station of the European quarter of the Brussels Capital Ixelles police zone, Boulevard Clovis 10 - 1000 Brussels - 02 279 85 35. The passes will be available there from 29 June 2020.

Certain streets will only be accessible for local traffic (above ground there will be a parking ban):

  • rue Archimède between the rue Stévin and the rond-point Schuman
  • avenue de Cortenberg, between the rue Stévin and the rond-point Schuman
  • rue de la Loi, between the avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée and the rond-point Schuman
  • avenue d'Auderghem, between the rue Belliard and the rond-point Schuman
  • rue Breydel

Parking will also be forbidden:

  • in the safety zone
  • in the streets with local traffic
  • Chaussée d'Etterbeek, between the Rue Belliard and the Rue Van Maerlant
  • Rue Van Maerlant
  • Rue Belliard, between the Chaussée d'Etterbeek and the Avenue d'Auderghem

The bus lines of the STIB and De Lijn that drive through the perimeter, are diverted.

More information: 02 279 85 35 or European Summit (in French)

The call centre is open to the public (from 29 June), with distribution of passes, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm and on Thursday from noon to 8 pm. And on Saturday from 8 am till noon, without distribution of passes.

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Created on 25/06/2020 (modified on 20/07/2020)