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Permits, guidelines, regulations and forms


Fishing and related permits.
Fishing licences and sales points


Application for permit to publish a map

Transportation and traffic

Heavy goods vehicles and abnormal use of street and roads.

Permits related to transportation and traffic

Port of Helsinki permits

Street, parks and squares

Permits for construction primarily in public areas, street, squares and parks; permits for outdoos events in public areas.
Permits fot public areas

Short-term leases, neghbourhood statements and drawings inspection

Land usage permits.


Permits related to construction, building control and neighbourhood hearings
Construction permits


Permits related to the environment, health and foodstuffs. Permits related to waste management, air-borne impurities, noise abatement, sewage and chemicals of manufacturing plants, businesses and other work spaces.

Environmental supervision, permits and instructions

Rules of administration and rules of procedure

The City of Helsinki rules of administration govern the City’s decision-making and meeting procedure. Rules of procedure define the tasks of the City departments and agencies.

More information on general regulations governing public administration: Local Government Act (in Finnish), Finlex, an online database of up-to-date legislative and other juridical information of Finland.


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