Landscape work permit
- Permit or other obligation
- Public service
Any work that significantly alters the landscape, such as earth works, extensive felling of trees and corresponding tasks, requires a permit in areas covered by a detailed plan or an approved master plan.
However, no landscape work permit is required to carry out work that is necessary to implement a detailed plan or a master plan. Also, no permit is required for tasks authorised by a building or ...
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A landscape work permit is applied for in the Lupapiste online service.
To whom and on what terms
No permit is required for work with only minor impacts.
If the entrepreneur has established itself in another country in the European Economic Area and temporarily offers services in Finland, the same permits are required as from entrepreneurs established in Finland.
The application for a permit must state the quality and the extent of the action and must be accompanied by a map.
If the owner of the property is not the same as in the city's owner register, a statement of ownership relations is also required (death estate, forest consortium; companies: Trade Register extract / right to sign).
The estimated processing time for a landscape work permit is six (6) weeks.
Period of validity
The permit becomes legally valid after 14 days of the official decision. The permit is valid for three (3) years from the date of legal validity.
The owner or holder of a land area must apply for a landscape work permit in order to carry out earth works, tree-felling or similar action altering the landscape in areas covered by a local detailed plan. A landscape work permit is also required in areas covered by a local master plan, if the plan so requires.
The decision on the application is taken by the authority designated for the task by the municipality. No landscape work permit is required to fell individual trees for the purpose of caring for plots. Neither is a landscape work permit required for actions that are related to an issued building permit or action permit.