June 30th. 2014
Thus, the administration responds to one of the most important challenges that were pending Barcelona, and it is believed that will boost the creation of new jobs
The legislation provides that the stores located within an area of the city will open this summer Sundays in July, August and first half of September from 10.00 to 18.00
The Plenary Council of Barcelona City Council gave the green light Friday to the new regulation of trading hours of the city, allowing the establishments located within an area open on Sundays from 1 July to 15 September with a schedule set from 10.00 to 18.00. The proposal, which has received the affirmative vote of the PP, will take effect this summer.
The agreement is valid for one year and plans to ask the Department of Business and Employment of the Government is determined to Barcelona as a tourist municipality to allow the opening of shops in the city center. Specifically, the defined area includes the entire district of Ciutat Vella and Eixample all besides Poble Sec neighborhoods, Hostafrancs and Sants district of Sants-Montju´c; Health districts, the Villa de Gracia and Camp in Nova Grassot and Gracia, Gracia district, and the district of Camp de l'Arpa del Clot, the district of San Martin. In addition, the agreement Sundays excepted July 6 how first Sunday of Summer sale on September 14 and how day cruise arrival point in the city. These and certain holidays in the calendar of opening of commercial establishments on Sundays and public holidays for the years 2014 and 2015 days, can be opened in full-time (the usual for each establishment)
This proposal has received the support of more associations that discussed in the full month of May, and want to protect our business model, and to step forward to take advantage of the unquestionable attraction of Barcelona without breaking consensus or local shops, allowing more open this summer.