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Permits for land use in streets and parks

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

The Urban Environment Division issues permits for construction in public areas: streets, squares and parks.

Do the following

Requests for permits and reservations can be made to municipal authorities responsible for the construction and maintenance of streets and green areas.

To whom and on what terms

If a trader has established their business in another country within the European Economic Area and intends to provide their services temporarily in Finland, the trader is subject to the same obligations as all other traders established in Finland.

Background information

Permits for using streets and green areas for exceptional purposes must be sought from the municipality. A permit must be sought for such purposes as cultural events.

If you need to lease a street or green area due to, for example, nearby construction work, you must post a worksite board that details the party performing the work and the contact details of the person responsible for the work.

The service is provided by

City of Helsinki

Responsible for the service

City of Helsinki, Urban Environment Division
Text edited by: City of Helsinki, Urban Environment Division
Updated: 21/2/2024