Green light for the use of public space around the Palace of Justice in Brussels across the city – Belgium

(Belga) The City of Brussels and the Régie des Bâtiments have agreed that the slopes and hills of the Palais de Justice can be used from this summer by the neighborhood, merchants and visitors to Brussels. On Monday, the Brussels City Council gave the green light to three agreements on the subject.

After years of discussions, the City of Brussels and the Federal Government have clarified the property’s status in the area around the Palais de Justice. Since the cliffs and plateaus form the roof of parts of the Palace of Justice, they remain the property of the federal state. The first agreement creates a general right of passage on all parcels around the Palace of Justice that are currently still private property. Besides amending the land registry, the first agreement ensures that outdoor space is always available to the public. The second relates to agreements between the city and the federal government regarding day-to-day maintenance and cleanliness of slopes, where cars are no longer allowed to park. The city will maintain the space and take care of the management of the activities, and also allow third parties to organize the activities there. Structural reforms remain the responsibility of the owner, i.e. the federal government. The third treaty offers a solution to the parking problems of the merchants of the Marolles, on a plateau in the Palace of Justice, at Wolstraat. There, private parking is not used during weekends and public holidays. According to Alderman for Urban Planning Ans Persoons (change.brussels-Vooruit) and Alderman for Economic Affairs Fabian Maingen (DéFi), this way more space remains available to customers of merchants elsewhere. Concretely, parking spaces are provided to merchants who have a store in Marolles on the basis of parking cards. It comes with more than 100 parking spaces. (Belgium)

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After years of discussions, the City of Brussels and the Federal Government have clarified the property’s status in the area around the Palais de Justice. Since the cliffs and plateaus form the roof of parts of the Palace of Justice, they remain the property of the federal state. The first agreement creates a general right of passage on all parcels around the Palace of Justice that are currently still private property. Besides amending the land registry, the first agreement ensures that outdoor space is always available to the public. The second relates to agreements between the city and the federal government regarding day-to-day maintenance and cleanliness of slopes, where cars are no longer allowed to park. The city will maintain the space and take care of the management of the activities, and also allow third parties to organize the activities there. Structural reforms remain the responsibility of the owner, i.e. the federal government. The third treaty offers a solution to the parking problems of the merchants of the Marolles, on a plateau in the Palace of Justice, at Wolstraat. There, private parking is not used during weekends and public holidays. According to Alderman for Urban Planning Ans Persoons (change.brussels-Vooruit) and Alderman for Economic Affairs Fabian Maingen (DéFi), this way more space remains available to customers of merchants elsewhere. Concretely, parking spaces are provided to merchants who have a store in Marolles on the basis of parking cards. It comes with more than 100 parking spaces. (Belgium)

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