Graphical Examples

Commercial signs

· Ground-floor commercial identification signs may only be located within architectural recesses and must be moved back 25 cm from the facade plane. Where these are illuminated, the lighting must be integrated into the sign. Floodlights are not allowed on facade faces.

· Awnings and canopies must be installed according to the specific conditions laid down in the byelaw's provisions.

· Only standard banner signs are allowed on hotels, car parks, chemists and cashpoints.

· Minor building work permits must be applied for in the corresponding district before signs may be changed.

Advertising supports

· Supports may not interfere with the lighting, views or entrances to buildings.

· They may not be hung over public spaces or fixed to the public highway.

· They may not cause an unjustified increase in light pollution.

· They may not interfere with listed spaces or features, nor with monuments, public amenities, natural areas or green spaces.

· They may not be placed outside the places specifically used for the activity in question.

On buildings

· No individual actions (colour, construction, etc.) that would distort the composition of the buildings are allowed.

· Owners must maintain their buildings in safe, clean conditions with adequate public decoration. All buildings must have a corresponding Safety Certificate for their outer facades.

· Installations and pipes may not be placed on facades, unless expressly authorised for utility companies. However, these companies must avoid provisional, disorderly or clearly visible installations.

· Any action involving new work or full-scale restoration must ensure the facades work well in the landscape.

· Party walls must be suitably adapted through the use of graphics, architecture or vegetation.


. These must never be installed on windows, balconies or building facades.
· Only one reception system may be installed per building and function (where the latter cannot be technologically integrated with others in the same system).

Air-conditioning equipment

· Existing air-conditioning equipment must be relocated to roof tops, to avoid visual pollution and any nuisance to third parties.

On streets

Installations on the public highway must always be perfectly maintained and cleaned. The installation companies are responsible for adequately maintaining them.

· Worksite barriers and scaffolding must be suitably and safely maintained.

. Accessibility regulations must be complied with.

· Terrace and table accessories, such as chairs and parasols, must not act as props for advertising.

· No projections, graffiti or visual effects of any kind are allowed on landscape elements.

· No advertising is permitted on vehicles that travel on public roads or are parked in public spaces.