Tallinn is faced with several risks that affect spatial planning in its area. One of the main tasks is to ensure a sustainable economic and environmental development for the region. The current situation does not enable the effective fulfillment of this task due to the intrinsic existence of unidentified risks in the district. The city drafted the first risk
assessment, evaluation and mitigation plan in 2004, consisting of mapping of the potential industrial
risk sources and an identification of risk-classes. Several relevant risks were identified and a
mitigation plan was elaborated. Between 2004 - 2007 the plan was implemented and a some problems were solved. Today the plan is out of date and needs further development. Besides, the initial plan concentrated mainly on industrial risks, leaving aside several other. Thus Tallinn is experienced with the scope of the project as well it has the obligation to deal with it.