September 17th. 2014
After the summer timid liberalization of trading hours in the city, which has allowed the opening on Sundays until 18pm in some areas of the city (Ciutat Vella, Eixample, Sants parts - Hostafrancs and People dry - and part of Grācia), remember that from 15 September it returned to ban the opening holidays. The balance what our institutions of this period is generally more positive on Sunday July than in August, but still thinks that was negative compulsory closed at 18pm, and remains concern regarding the expansion of freedom in time most stores.
Remember that the next general festive opening are permitted:
6.8, December 21
4 and January 11
Remember the General Regulations:
According to the regulations, commercial establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of goods can set your business hours considering the following rules:
01 The maximum number of hours per day that can remain open is twelve, and the opening times weekly maximum is seventy-two hours.
02 Between 22:00 pm and 7:00 pm can not be open or make any sales activity. On 24 and 31 December will forward the closing time at 20:00.
03 must remain closed on January 1 and 6, Sunday and Easter Monday, May 1, June 24, September 11 and December 25 and 26 must also remain closed on June 23 when s' appropriate on Sunday.
Limitations in terms of trading hours affect only establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of goods, not establishments primarily engaged in providing services such as for example hairdressers, beauty salons, laundry, telephone booths, etc.