037_Municipality of Piacenza torna alla ricerca

LOCATION: East of Piacenza, Roncaglia area (45° 2’ 51” 72 N 09°42’1”44 E), at an average of 61 metres above sea level, sub-level area with an inclination by 1-2‰, infrastructural assets SS10 (main road) and A1 (motorway); first aquifer depth at 47 metres above sea level

ACCESSIBILITYAND SERVICES: connection to Piacenza tollgate of A1 Autostrada del Sole and A21 Turin-Brescia motorways (1-5 km); nearest logistic centre situated in Piacenza, Le Mose (1-5 km)

INFRASTRUCTURAL SERVICES: No infrastructural services are provided by the agreement; all problems concerning the link between the new settlement and the railway/motorway communication infrastructures are to be solved though

CURRENT PLANNING RULES AND REGULATIONS: Municipal Structural Plan (PSC) approved in 2014

UTILITIES: water, gas, electricity supply networks, drainage system (mixed storm and waste water), connection to water purification plant

GOALS: creation of an industrial production centre; an urban implementation plan (PUA) has already been approved and under agreement, but no urbanisation work is in progress; functions open to settlement are unhealthy industries, retail and wholesale trade, widespread tertiary sector, free-time and show business facilities, mass music and dance-club facilities, craftsmanship and industry production, storage and warehouses, agricultural and food processing establishments; upgrading of service areas; plan of sustainable mobility; promotion of energy saving procedures

INTERVENTIONS OF TRANSFORMATION: the use of alternative energy sources is recommended for free lots; the use of demolition materials is promoted; the use of mitigation elements, such as native trees planting, will have to be planned; construction in accordance with existing buildings is favoured