Fight against incivilities

The City of Brussels has a plan to fight againt incivilities. The goal is double: attacking the incivilities which reduce the efficiency of the work of the Cleaning Service, and make the city more beautiful again for its inhabitants.

  • More than 50 sworn officers from the Public Cleaning Service apply the tax regulation on incivilities (PDF, 341.93 KB) (in French)
  • The police applies the General Police Regulations
  • The police and the Public Cleaning Service can cooperate

The fees can go from 50 to 250 euros, depending on the offense. They complement the existing administrative fines by the police.


Tax (Public Cleaning and police)

Administrative fine (police)

Illegal dumping

250 euros by m3

From 62,50 to 625 euros

Waste bag taken out outside authorized hours and places

100 euros by bag or container

From 75 to 150 euros

Unauthorized waste bag150 euros by bagFrom 75 to 150 euros

Tags and graffiti

150 euros by graffiti or tag

350 euros maximum

Posters and stickers

50 euros by poster or sticker

350 euros maximum

Pollution (except cigarette butts and spitting)

100 euros

350 euros maximum

Cigarette butt or spit50 euros350 euros maximum