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Environment permits

If you perform activities that might cause contamination of the environment you need to have a environment permission. This is based on a decree in the environment law, where those actions that require a permission have been defined.

The municipalities and municipal agencies that issue environment permissions.

In order to get a permission, it has to be guaranteed that the action does not include any health risk or any other risk to contaminate the environment.

When it comes to certain actions,the environment permission is replaced with a registration procedure, if the action fulfils a certain criteria.

Available languages:

Finnish, Swedish, English

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Contact info and service points:


Urban Environment Division

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