Lappeenranta Region Environmental Office
The local authority responsible for the Lappeenranta Region Environmental Office is the City of Lappeenranta. In the City of Lappeenranta and the municipalities of Lemi, Savitaipale and Taipalsaari, the Environmental Office performs statutory environmental health care, veterinary care and environmental protection duties assigned to local authorities. In Luumäki, the Environmental Office performs environmental health care and veterinary care duties.
The Environmental Office handles various permit, supervision, development and promotional functions to improve the state of the environment and human health.
What services can I get?
Animal shelter servicesServiceLappeenrantaPublic serviceDogs, cats and other small pets or hobby animals that have been found loose can be delivered to the municipality for temporary care.
Animal welfareService5 municipalitiesPublic serviceMistreated animals must be reported to the municipal veterinarian responsible for health protection surveillance in the municipality or the police.
Approval for a household water supplier and wholesalerPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceAn institution supplying household water must apply for approval of its activities from the municipal health protection authority
Approval of by-product plantsPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceApply for approval for a storage plant, intermediate plant or incineration plant in accordance with the by-product decree.
Approval of food premises to establishmentPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceApply for the approval of food premises to establishment when setting up/changing an establishment for the handling/storage of food of animal origin.
Booking a ship inspectionPermit or other obligationLappeenrantaPublic serviceThe department of environmental services of the Lappeenranta region inspects ships in harbours following the WHO international health regulations.
Campsite notificationPermit or other obligationLappeenrantaPublic serviceA notification of the establishment of a campsite or a change in the operation of the site must be submitted to the respective municipal authority.
Environmental permitPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceUnder the Environmental Protection Act, an environmental permit is required for activities that involve the risk of environmental pollution.
Food contact material field operator's notification of premises and operationsPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceAn operator in the field of food contact materials must notify the local supervisory authority as per the Food Act.
Land extraction permit and notificationPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceA land extraction permit is required for the removal of stone, gravel, sand, clay and soil for transport, storage on site or processing.
Licence for retailing tobacco products and nicotine-containing liquids and wholesale notificationPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceRetailing tobacco products and nicotine-containing liquids is subject to license and wholesale is subject to notification.
Noise notificationPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceAn environmental notification is required for large public events and construction projects.
Notification in accordance with the Public Health ActPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceActivity that may cause health hazard requires a report in accordance with the Health Protection Act.
Notification of a manure heapPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceNotification of a manure heap Lemi, Lappeenranta, Taipalsaari, Savitaipale
Notification of experimental activities in accordance with the Environmental Protection ActPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceExperimental activities refer to short-term activities for the purpose of testing new manufacturing technology or methods.
Notification of food-related activitiesPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceThe local municipal food control authority must be notified of professional food sector activities and changes in the activities.
Notification of primary production premisesPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceThe municipal food inspection authority must be notified, in writing, of the premises of primary production and the primary production practises.
Notification of suspected food poisoningPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceFood sector operators must report food poisoning to the municipal food control authority.
Notification of the amount of by-products used as carrionsPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceNotification of by-products used as carrions is submitted monthly
Notification of the supply or use of household water in the water distribution zonePermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceAn operator must notify the municipal health protection authority of the supply and use of household water in the water supply zone.
Notification to a waste management register of professional waste collectionPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceCompanies engaging in professional waste collection shall submit a notification of the activities to the municipal environmental protection authority.
Permit in accordance with the Act on Cross-country TrafficPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceAccording to the Cross-country Traffic Act, motor vehicle competitions and practices require a permit from the environmental protection authority.
Permit in accordance with the Water Traffic ActPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceThe permit is applied from the municipal environmental protection authority.
Registering activities in the environmental protection information systemPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceNotification to the municipal environmental protection authority, in compliance with section 116 of the Environmental Protection Act
Registration of a carrion feeding sitePermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceFeeding with carrion requires registration of the carrion feeding site
Registration of by-product plantsPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceCertain by-product plants must apply for a registration from a municipal veterinarian.
Report of an exceptional situation in accordance with the Environmental Protection ActPermit or other obligation4 municipalitiesPublic serviceSudden contamination or a risk of sudden contamination of the environment must be reported to the competent authority without delay.
Retail sales licence for nicotine productsPermit or other obligation5 municipalitiesPublic serviceApplying for a retail sales licence for nicotine products
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Telephone numbers of the supervising veterinarians during office hoursTelephone service5 municipalitiesAnimal welfare matters are handled by a supervising veterinarian during office hours.Telephone:arkisin klo 8-16+358 405929637(free of charge)arkisin klo 8-16+358 401946654(free of charge)
Lappeenranta Region Environmental Office RegistryService locationLappeenrantaThe Registry provides information on matters pending. You can contact us by email, phone and letter.Monday-Friday 9.00–15.00
Lappeenranta Region’s Environmental Office, Lappeenranta head officeService location5 municipalitiesHead office of Lappeenranta Region’s Environmental Office. The service point provides advice and guidance, and you can pick up forms and instructions.Monday-Friday 8.00–16.00
Organisation identification data
Business ID: 0162193-3
Telephone number+358 56161
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