Permits for land use in streets and parks
- Permit or other obligation
- 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.
A fee is charged for the service.
Fees may be charged for the permits. The permit holder must provide compensation for any damage to the areas covered by the permit.
The compensation for any unauthorised use of public areas can be up to four times the normal fee.
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.