The D.P.R.151 of 2011 defines the guidelines under which various businesses must operate, according to their level of risk. The law identifies three categories: low, medium and high risk.
For low risk enterprises obtaining an opinion of the fire safety compliance of the project is not required; SCIA fire-prevention documentation is provided and within 60 days on-site inspection, randomly chosen, is performed by the Fire Department.
For medium risk enterprises the law imposes the requirement to obtain documentation regarding the fire safety compliance of the project from the Fire Department. Upon completion of the project the SCIA (Declaration of Enterprise Inauguration) is provided and, as previously indicated for the low-risk category, an eventual random on-site inspection is performed.
For high-risk enterprises the law is even more strict. Not only is the fire safety compliance documentation required, but the on-site inspection by the Fire Dept. is required and in the case of a positive result the C.P.I. (Certificate of Fire Prevention)