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Italy (Bolzano) / Regional development / Provincial Law 11 August 1997, n. 13. Provincial Urban Law

IT09_ITD10_Provincial Law 11 August 1997, n. 13. Provincial Urban Law _1997

Name of the country Italy (Bolzano)
Sector Regional development
Name of the document (original) Legge provinciale 11 agosto 1997, n. 13. Legge urbanistica provinciale
Name of the document (English) Provincial Law 11 August 1997, n. 13. Provincial Urban Law
Administrative level Provincial/Bolzano
Type of the document Legislation
Year of adoption 1997
Foreseen duration Unlimited
Sector Regional development
Territorial unit (NUTS/LAU) ITD10
Authority Provincial Council
Availability in English No
Legally binding Legally binding
SGI coverage Regional Development
Integration as a concept Yes
Integration elements
Adm. levels
Fin. sources
Description Fixing the main objectives and regional planning principles at national, district and community levels The relationship between the Provincial Administration and the Municipalities as well as the Provincial Planning Commission is explained Drafting these plans is in a process of planning, in which the participation of local people, corporations and associations is guaranteed Several neighboring communities can join together to create a detailed plan for expansion zones or areas for productive settlements under this Act The retail trade in industrial areas is regulated in accordance with the national and EU legislation, in compliance with the Statute of Autonomy, according to Decree of the President of the Republic of 31 August 1972 no. 670 Decision of 9 September 2014 No. 1046 -. Adoption of financing requests for development costs of commercial areas Collaboration between actors from provincial departments of urban planning, trade, transport Financial plan for the urban restructuring plan with cost-sharing, distinguishing between private and any public funds
Major objectives This law contains provisions on territorial development in the territory of Autonomous Province of Bolzano, Provincial and Spatial development plan, Municipal development Plan, Industrial area
Short Summary The SPL includes 10 sections, which include the provincial development and special plan, municipal construction plan, residential construction areas, industrial areas, recovery areas, works concessions, supervision of the building process, agricultural grassland/alpine grassland and forest area and general provisions.
This legal act deals with the spatial development of the area of the Autonomous Province of BZ. Its goals are sustainable development to guarantee living quality for future generations considering the natural resources, protection of: the cultivated and natural landscape, historical and cultural identity, quality of the settlements; security measures for the territory against seismic and hydrogeological risks; coordination of EU and national development strategies, energy saving, strain of territorial resources.
The act also foresees the technical-consultative Organ, the Commission for nature, landscape and spatial development, which is responsible for expert opinions and evaluations regarding spatial development and the protection of the landscape. Its composition and function is specified in the act.
Regarding the provincial and special development the act foresees that the plan has to consider the economic, cultural and social status quo and development of the population. The plan's principles are applicable for the entire territory and are used as guidelines for the municipalities and districts. The publication and implementation procedure as well as necessary remarks by experts, municipalities etc. are listed in the act. The concrete implementation of the guidelines is foreseen by specific sectoral plans, which are accessible for public, that can make remarks, proposals for improvement within 30 days. The municipalities can use this proposal for their opinion which will follow within the next 60 days. After considering the advice from expert advisory bodies the regional council adopts the plan. After 10 years of the adoption of the specific plan the regional council reconfirms the plan or decides for adaptation. Administration and municipalities have to make sure that the plan is applied. Construction and landscape plans are aligned to the specific plan. Municipalities can adopt inter-communal strategic development plans on space, landscape and infrastructure.
The area development plans of the municipalities have to consider transport and road infrastructure, settlement boundaries, public structures and their reserved area, protective stripes and relevant supply- and waste management facilities. Furthermore, the plan has to take account of the economic, social, geological circumstances of the territory as well as the sustainable use of available resources. With these points in mind, public territory can be used rationally and sustainably. the area development plan of the municipality is approved only after the procedure of considering 30 days of public proposals and of the department for nature, landscape and spatial development. After 20 days the commission of nature, landscape and spatial development on the basis of all documents and opinions submitted has to give the municipality a recommendation which has to be considered by the municipal council when adjusting the draft plan. the regional council makes a decision within 30 days after receiving all documents and the adjusted draft plan. Within 2 years the area development plan may only be adjusted 3 times and not 3 months before the municipal council election. Municipalities can adopt an inter-municipal area development plan. Within 3 years the municipalities have to adopt or adjust the hazard zone map, this can also be done inter-municipal.
Centralised/decentralised Decentralised
Governance model
Public services
Public-private partnership
Comments Private Instituions
Measures Provincial development plan and territorial coordination/municipal planning/ Plan for residential area/Areas for industrial site/
Type of finance
No sources available.
Sources of finance
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