Prepare your planning permit: examples of plans

Last modified:

Friday 10 September 2021

The examples below only apply to applications not needing sign-off from an architect, such as installing a sun canopy, changes of use, changing window frames or erecting a sign.

You have three options

  • Design the plans yourself.

  • Ask for a copy from the planning department archives (click here to see how to obtain a copy of the plans, depending on your local commune) and rework these plans.

  • Use a paid professional

Some examples

Here are some examples of plans created especially for you, to show you the types of plans to attach to your planning application. Please note: explanations are written in French.

Don't forget that plans must be drawn to a scale of 1/50th (1m in reality => 2cm on your plan):

  1. Plans for a change of use from retail business to “small restaurant business on the ground floor and basement.

  2. Plans for erecting a parallel sign and perpendicular sign on a classic Brussels façade broken by a commercial frontage.

  3. Plans for installing an extractor fan chimney for a kitchen in a small restaurant business, fixed on the rear façade of a Brussels house.

  4. Plans for installing a sun canopy over the business’s window.

  5. Plans for changing a commercial business front window.

  6. Plans for placing a blind in front of a commercial business window.

  7. Plans for a change in land use from a warehouse to a commercial business.

  8. Plans for a change of use from a carpentry workshop to a car mechanics garage.

  9. Plans for change of use from a workshop to a commercial business.

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