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.


Town planning information for real estate transactions (Art.275 of the CoBAT)

The town planning information informs each applicant about the regulations, regional or municipal, that apply to his property. They are required with every sales contract.

Coronavirus measures (suspension of periods): in application of several power of attorney decisions adopted by the Government of the Brussels Capital Region during the lockdown, the expiry periods, appeal periods and all periods of which the expiry has a legal effect as laid down in the regulations were suspended from 16 March 2020 and until 15 June 2020.

The acts and decisions adopted during this suspension period are fully legally valid.

Pursuant to the new power of attorney decision No. 2020/038 (PDF, 312.53 KB) adopted by the Government of the Brussels Capital Region on 10 June 2020, some terms of the Brussels Town Planning Code and the Ordinance of 5 June 1997 on environmental permits have also been extended, depending on the date of the submission of the application, the type of application or the stage of the procedure.

The request for town planning information must be submitted using the:

The form must be filled in completely, accompanied by all required documents and sent to:

Your application will only be processed from the moment that all required documents have been received.

Due to the workload, the Town Planning Services are unable to comply with your request for town planning information within the periods imposed by the 'Brussels Town Planning Code' (CoBat). The service makes every effort to eliminate the backlog as quickly as possible.

Before a request is made, a preliminary study is useful to take note of the last permit issued for the property.

In the case of a newly acquired property, the notary has mentioned it in his certificate and the granted permits.

In other cases, the applicant shall seek the final permits.

The consultation of the archives is only by appointment. In order to do so, please return the form below to:

A copy (paper or digital) of certain documents can be obtained after payment of a fee.