The regulatory dynamics of the last twenty years give municipal civil protection planning an increasing importance among land-use planning activities. However, its peculiar characteristics are not always mastered by professionals. In the first part, this article presents the path, from genesis to current references, of civil protection planning in Italy, reconstructing the mutual evolution of regulatory and governance actions. The result defines the roles of mayors, municipal structures, regions, volunteers, and prefectures after the Legislative Decree 1/2018. In the second part, the role of municipal civil protection plan in the framework of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is described. Lastly, themes to be considered for the next crucial national directive on civil protection planning are suggested.
Keywords: Municipal civil protection planning; land-use planning; functional connections
Daniele F. Bignami, Giovanni Menduni, Municipal civil protection plans: origins, development, and new actions of land-use planning (part i) in "TERRITORIO" 95/2020, pp. 170-176, DOI:10.3280/TR2020-095018