The ICS Planning Process enables an Incident Management Team (IMT) to methodically work toward the development of an Incident Action Plan (IAP). The various steps in the Planning Process are illustrated in the Operational Planning "P." The "General" Operational Planning P is given in both normal and "expanded" (with explanations of each step). Attached are numerous other P's which illustrate the Planning Process for specific positions (IC-Command, PSC, OSC, LSC, FSC, etc.), event management, Area Command, and JFO. These position P's should be used with the position Job Aids to help in execution of an assignment.
Several of the Position P's have been revised to help illustrate their use: