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to start and manage a business

Neighbourhood retail shop
Small shop, general store, neighbourhood shop, butcher's, greengrocer's, delicatessen, cheese shop, herbalist's, bakery, confectionery, grocery, dairy, clothing, accessories, shoes, ATECO 47, groceries

Retail facilities with a maximum sales surface of 250 square metres are "neighbourhood" businesses.   

The sales surface is the area occupied by the goods to which the public has access.

The sales surface can also occupy an "open-air” area.





  1. Anti-mafia requirements of all individuals prescribed by Article 85 of Italian Legislative Decree number 159 dated 6 September 2011
  2. Moral requirements prescribed by Article 71 of Italian Legislative Decree number 59 dated 26 March 2010 for all individuals prescribed by Article 85 of Italian Legislative Decree number 159 dated 6 September 2011.
  3. Professional requirements:
  • of the owner or the designated supervisor
  • of the legal representative or the designated supervisor

for the sale of food products, prescribed by Article 71 of Italian Legislative Decree No. 59 dated 26 March 2010.


The designated supervisor must be appointed when the activity is not directly exercised by the owner or legal representative.




Neighbourhood shops are permitted to open in any compliant urban zone.



The start of the activity is subject to a certified notification of business opening (SCIA).


SCIA documentation is prescribed by SECTION I - TRADE AND RELATED ACTIVITIES - POINT 1 - COMMERCE ON PRIVATE AREAS Activity numbers 1.1 and 1.2 of table A annexed to Italian Legislative Decree number 222 dated 25 November 2016.



The following is recommended before filling in any information:

  • consulting the Telematic compilation guide
  • selecting the appropriate procedure from the list on the right-hand side of this tab, in order to learn about the necessary forms and annexes to be completed.



Inspections are conducted by:

  • the Municipality
  • the health Authorities in the case of food sales.


Ultimo aggiornamento: 09/08/2022