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to start and manage a business

Stand-alone retail shops with large structures
Hypermarket, supermarket, shopping centre, shopping complex, ATECO 47

A large structure is a retail space with a sales surface exceeding 1,500 square metres.

The sales surface can also occupy an "open-air” area, which is for all intents and purposes equivalent to the area inside the buildings.

Large structures can be organised as:







  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.




Shopping centres or complexes are subject to the Municipal Plan for Trade and Commerce.

Shopping centres or complexes are subject to fire prevention inspections pursuant to Italian Presidential Decree number 151/2011 - Annex I, point 69.

The urban standards of the areas to be reserved for parking are established by the Municipal Urban Plan Policies (article 18 of Regional Law number 29/05 and article 21 of Regional Presidential Decree number 069/Pres. dated 23 March 2007).

A business authorisation can be issued to individuals holding a proper building permit.



The start of the activity is subject to an application request.


The application request is prescribed by SECTION I - TRADE AND RELATED ACTIVITIES - POINT 1 - COMMERCE ON PRIVATE AREAS Activity numbers 1.5 and 1.6 of table A annexed to Italian Legislative Decree number 222 dated 25 November 2016.


Please consult the dedicated page

The authorisation is issued within 90 days of submitting the application request.


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
  • The Fire Brigade


Ultimo aggiornamento: 09/08/2022