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In-house control of residential buildings

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

In-house control performed by the Rescue Department is the supervision of residential buildings carried out in accordance with the Rescue Act. The control is implemented through in-house control forms and random inspections.

Further information about in-house control is available from the customer service of in-house control, tel. +358 (0)9 310 30828 (on weekdays 10am-2pm or from the address

Do the following

The fire inspector must be provided with access to all premises and areas to be inspected. The representative of the property must make all necessary documents available to the fire inspector.

To whom and on what terms

A fee is charged for the service.

Background information

Fire inspections are the responsibility of the rescue authorities. During the inspection visit, the fire inspector provides advice and instructions on fire safety, and a written record of the inspection must be produced.

The owner or occupant of a property or the operator must, on request, provide the authorities with a rescue plan and other details of the fire and evacuation safety of the building.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceCity of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: City of Helsinki
Updated: 11/8/2022