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Urban Development Directorate

The urban development directorate of Brussels Planning and Heritage

At Brussels Planning and Heritage (formerly Brussels Urban Development), planning aims to contribute proactively to improving the quality of life in the city via planning implementation tools, in particular via the arbitration of projects which take account of all aspects of the city. This objective falls within the scope of the Brussels Land-Use Code (CoBAT).

In this context, the Urban Development Directorate ensures the following missions:

  1. The investigation and issue of development/building and municipal sub-division permits as well as the management of court referrals by the Planning Officer
  2. The processing of development/building and municipal sub-division permits (assent required in some cases, granting or refusal of dispensation requests and eventual suspension of the decision of the panel of mayors and aldermen)
  3. The investigation of environmental impact reports and studies concerning development/building or subdivision permits and the investigation of environmental impact reports concerning PPAS
  4. The monitoring of the Regional Planning Regulations (RRU) which constitute the administrative police in terms of planning The management of Municipal Planning Regulations (RCU), in particular by ensuring their compatibility with the RRU
  5. The communication of planning information to public entities, the management of property division requests by notaries and the implementation of high quality publications and a Website for citizens
  6.  The gathering and sharing of judicial knowledge within the Administration via the management of its virtual judicial library called Jurbi.

Contact:

Brussels Planning and Heritage
Urban Development Directorate

CCN Brussels-Nord station
Rue du Progrès 80, Box 1, 1035 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 204 23 77
Fax: +32 (0)2 204 15 23
Email: aatl.urbanisme@sprb.brussels
Online: www.urbanisme.irisnet.be (FR/NL)