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13 Feb 2014

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Board of Trade

City of Liège

Department of Economic &
Trade Development
rue Sur-Les-Foulons 11
4000 Liège
T +32 (0) 4 221 91 70/67
F +32 (0) 4 221 91 73
commerce@liege.be

You would like to know what are the main actions to be taken before opening a business

 

Contacting the S.S.S.P. (Public Health and Safety Service of the City of Liège)

This service checks whether buildings are salubrious and people are safe. To do so, it interacts with the landlords and, if necessary, the tenants.

In addition to its general mission, its ensures that places open to the public (shops, public houses, restaurants, etc.) meet the relevant safety and hygiene standards (kitchen cleanliness, toilet facilities, etc.).

 
S.S.S.P.
Ville de Liège
rue des Guillemins, 26
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 83 46
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 86 29
www.liege.be/securité
sssp@liege.be
From Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 12 pm and from 1 to 4:30 pm.
 

Contacting the AFSCA (Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain)

When opening a business that sells foodstuffs.

 
A.F.S.C.A.
Liège branch
boulevard Frère Orban, 25
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 224 59 11
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 224 59 01
www.afsca.be
info.lie@afsca.be
From Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 12 pm and from 1 to 4:30 pm

Applying for a socio-economic permit (request for trading establishment authorisation)

Only for retail shops (not CHRs or services) larger than 400 m² (net retail area = the entire area open to the public), regardless of whether the business is new or not.
Procedure: the application must be sent in 6 copies to the Board of Trade by registered post or submitted against acknowledgement of receipt using the following forms and their annexes:
 
  • For 1 business - "SE1" Form
  • For several businesses (e.g. shopping center, m² except CHRs and services) - "SE2" Form

For further information on the regulation regarding socio-economic permets, please view the Portal Wallonia.
 
Bureau du Commerce
Ville de Liège
Département du Développement économique et commercial
rue Sur-Les-Foulons, 11
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 91 70/67
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 91 73
commerce@liege.be
 

Applying for an environmental permit (formerly known as "operating permit")

You need an environmental permit to open certain types of businesses.

Please contact the S.E.D.I.I. (City's Service of Hazardous, Insalubrious or Uninhabitable Establishments) to obtain the relevant information.

The service will provide you with accurate information and advice on the plans, notices and visas you need to obtain before you are granted an environmental permit.

 
S.E.D.I.I.
Ville de Liège
rue des Guillemins, 26
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 83 53
or +32 (0)4 221 83 73
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 86 92
www.liege.be/securite
sedii@liege.be
From Monday to Thursday, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 to 4 pm – On Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm
 

Applying for an urban development permit

If you want to carry out works or important changes, or turn a dwelling into a shop (which involves changing the nature of the building), you are advised to check with the City's Urban Development department whether a permit is necessary.

 

 
Urbanisme                                        Ville de Liège
quai de la Batte, 10 (4th floor)
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 90 89 afternoon)
www.liege.be/urbanisme/permis
urbanisme@liege.be
From Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm

Opening a public house selling fermented and/or spirituous beverages

Fermented beverages: beer, wine and other products arising from fermentation
(e.g. Martini, Porto, etc.).
Spirituous beverages: products containing 1.2% by volume of alcohol and/or arising from distillation (e.g. whisky, gin, eaux-de-vie, etc.).
 
The service responsible for this is the B.P.A. (City's Administrative Police Office)
 
For further information on the legislation, licences, rates, etc., you can also contact the D&A - Branch of excises duties in Liège.
 
B.P.A.                                                   Ville de Liège
rue des Guillemins, 26
4000 LIEGE
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 81 84
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 81 90
www.liege.be/securite
bpa@liege.be                                     
From Monday to Thursday, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 to 4 pm – On Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm
 
D&A - Excises duties Liège Branch
rue Rennequin-Sualem 28-30
4000 LIEGE
Phone no. : +32 (0)2 575 93 10
Fax no. : +32 (0)2 579 75 37
bur.acc.liege@minfin.fed.be
From Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 13 to 16 pm

Opening a night-shop or private telecom center

You will find attached the "Police regulations on the establishment and operations of a night-shop or private telecom center"
Applications must be sent to the Board of Trade by registered post with acknowledgement of receipt using the following forms:
  1. Application for authorisation to establish and operate a night-shop or private telecom center
  2. Declaration of ongoing operations
  3. Declaration of takeover of a previously authorised business
Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
 
Bureau du Commerce
Ville de Liège
Département du Développement économique et commercial
rue Sur-Les-Foulons, 11
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 91 70/67
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 91 73
commerce@liege.be

Applying for authorisation to set up a display on a public thoroughfare

Displays are only permitted for shops selling flowers and plants, fruits and vegetables, as well as fishmongers and postcard displays.
Procedure: the application must be submitted to the Board of Trade using the "Application for authorisation to set up a display on a public thoroughfare" form.
Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.
 
Bureau du Commerce
Ville de Liège
Département du Développement économique et commercial
rue Sur-Les-Foulons, 11
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 91 70/67
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 91 73
commerce@liege.be

Submitting an application to place a (neon) sign (whether illuminated or not)

This requires an urban development permit. If you have any administrative or technical questions, please call the Urban Development department.
 
Urbanisme                                        Ville de Liège
quai de la Batte, 10 (4ème étage)
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 90 76
our +32 (0)4 221 90 89 (on afternoons)
www.liege.be/urbanisme/permis
urbanisme@liege.be
From Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm

Applying for authorisation "ito set up a terrace and/or 'small objects'" (furniture such as promotional panels, flower boxes, menus, etc.) on a public thoroughfare

Prior authorisation is mandatory!
The application must be submitted to B.P.A. (City's Administrative Police Office)
 
B.P.A.                                                   Ville de Liège
rue des Guillemins, 26
4000 Liège
Phone no. : +32 (0)4 221 81 80
Fax no. : +32 (0)4 221 81 90
www.liege.be/securite
bpa@liege.be
From Monday to Thursday, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 to 4 pm - On Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm