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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.

 

No skyrockets and firecrackers in Brussels

The use of fireworks is prohibited by the General police regulation in Brussels.

Article 43 of the general police regulation of Brussels is about dangerous activities in public places and staes: it is forbidden in public spaces, publicly accessible places and private property to conduct an activity that may affect the public safety or the safe and smooth passage, such as: ... use of fireworks, except with the authorization of the competent authority.

Fireworks such as skyrockets, Roman candles, firecrackers, Bengal lights, fountains, ... used in this way, will be seized.

Although the sale of fireworks is permitted in Belgium, a municipality like Brussels has the right to prohibit or restrict the use on its territory.

Created on 21/12/2017 (modified on 01/04/2020)

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