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Action permits are required for smaller construction projects. Examples include the construction of a small outbuilding, the implementation of different kinds of repairs and modifications, or the installation of a geothermal well or wastewater system.
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A building permit is required for constructing a new building, extending an existing building or for major renovation projects. If your project involves a minor repair or modification to a building or technical solution, a building permit is not necessary. In this case, a statement can be prepared instead.
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Before you can demolish a building, you will need either a demolition permit or you must submit a demolition notice.
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E-services for businesses are provided both by the City of Helsinki and by the Finnish Government.
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An e-service for making an announcement or filing a license application to the different authorities of Helsinki about events, public happenings and sales and marketing events in Helsinki.
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The event organiser should make sure that all the necessary announcements and licence applications for an event have made in good time.
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Order a geothermal well feasibility study to find out whether it is possible to build geothermal heating on your plot. Apply to add a geothermal clause to your plot lease agreement. Make a lease- or placement agreement with the city.
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You will need a landscape work permit for earthworks and, in some cases, for tree felling. A landscape work statement may suffice in the case of minor projects.
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A business operator must notify the City environment sector's Environment services unit in good time before commencing temporary activity or event that will cause extremely disturbing noise or vibration.
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An e-service application, that enables you to submit a notification of temporary noise or vibration caused by measures or events, such as construction projects or public events, when there is reason to expect that the noise or vibration will be especially disturbing.
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In the case of a report on the feasibility of a geothermal well, you will receive information on whether there are underground spaces, structures, space allocations or cables under the site area that may affect plans on geothermal construction. Or whether the property is located in a groundwater area, nature reserve or historical site, which may prevent geothermal construction.You will need a report on the feasibility of a geothermal site to apply for a building permit or planing permission for the project.
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You need a permit to organize an event on a street, square or park if the event restricts the public use of the area. A permit is required if the event involves bringing marquee tents, tables, chairs, stages, fences or other structures to the area, for example.
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An online service for applying for a research permit for a study that involves the Education Sector.
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The Education Division requires a permit for all research projects, theses and reports that gather or process data regarding the Division's clients, pupils, students or personnel, regardless of the method used to obtain the data.
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Vehicles over 12 metres in length require a special licence to operate in the restricted area of the Helsinki inner city.
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