News

15 October, 2019 - 18:04

Tax by-laws to fit the city’s needs

Treasury. Taxes on property, on-street parking, sewerage and terraces will all be updated to tackle the climate emergency and the intensive use of public space.

30 September, 2019 - 16:44

Agreement between the city government, ERC and JxCat to add a charge to the tourist tax

Full Council. The money raised once this Catalan tax is adjusted will be managed by the City Council and invested in the neighbourhoods.

25 September, 2019 - 17:27

A consolidated tourist destination

Tourism. Meeting with economic and social bodies to define strategies for consolidating the development of the city.

bicitaxis, VMP, mobilitat, Guàrdia Urbana, GUB
14 August, 2019 - 16:24

More restrictions and penalties for taxibikes

Mobility and transport. The city police (GUB) are stepping up inspections of these vehicles, three quarters of which do not comply with the regulations.

7 August, 2019 - 16:33

Municipal mediation for resolving disputes between local residents and owners of legal tourist flats

Housing. Sound and parties are the main reasons for complaints from residents’ communities.

Inspeccions, botigues de records, souvenirs, normativa municipal, turisme, Barcelona
5 August, 2019 - 16:49

Campaign for inspecting souvenir shops

183 inspections carried out in Eixample, Gràcia and Horta-Guinardó detected as many as 40% of shops failing to comply with the regulations.

24 July, 2019 - 18:23

The Sagrada Família gets a valid building permit

Urban planning. The 4.6 million euros corresponding to the tax on constructions, installations and building work and the fee for the building permit has now been paid.

27 June, 2019 - 17:38

Barcelona and nine other European cities demand legal action against illegal tourist rentals

Tourist flats. The signatory municipalities aim to achieve an international regulation to control the activity of platforms such as Airbnb

19 June, 2019 - 15:18

New direct flight connection with Mexico City

Tourism. Six connections a week, operated by the company Aeroméxico.

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