Ostrava FUA

Czech Republic

Administration and Identity –FUA Ostrava is part of the Moravian-Silesian region. Implementation of the Action Plan is focused on the level of the Region. FUA Ostrava is an area historically influenced by industrial activity. These are mining and heavy industry. The inhabitants live mostly in cities and the whole territory has a polycentric structure.

Environment -In FUA Ostrava, a total of 238 locations have been identified to have brownfield features These are formerly used or underused areas which for their future development need an intervention for their future development, they need intervention. These are, therefore, seemingly easily accessible and usable sites. A number of regenerations of brownfields took place in FUA Ostrava in the last decade, and yet, more than 200 ha of agricultural land were consumed. Brownfields within FUA Ostrava represent 665 hectares of land.

Use of the area
The Spatial Development Principles of the Moravian-Silesian Region, even in its update from year 2015, generally describe brownfields as areas whose use should serve to protect agricultural land, the document deals only with the industrial zone RPZ-1 Nad Barborou (92.3ha) in order to establish a strategic industrial zone, in relation only a part identified as RPZ-3 Barbora – Area for the location of “Regional Integrated Center for Utilization of Municipal waste” is mentioned with an energy source directly linked to the Nad Barborou zone.
In the area of strategic planning at the regional level, the Development Strategy of the Moravian-Silesian Region for the years 2009 – 2020 update from year 2012 deals with brownfields in general. Specifically, it mentions only one brownfield in the territory of Ostrava, namely the Hrušov site.