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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.


Recognition of a historic lift

Lifts (elevators) from before 1958 must meet current safety standards. Owners must take appropriate steps to be in order by 31 December 2022.

The lifts of that time have a heritage value that is important to preserve. However, the procedures for the risk analysis of the external technical audit services do not take this into account. The Brussels Region has therefore decided to draw up an inventory of old lifts.

How to request a recognition?

The Department of Culture and Heritage has drawn up a form for (co-)owners of buildings equipped with such lifts:

Complete with photos of the lift and send the form to:

Created on 15/05/2020 (modified on 18/05/2020)