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Department of the Built Environment

The Department of the Built Environment guides and develops policies relating to land use, housing and building. The department is also responsible for issues concerning

  • regional and urban structure
  • land use planning
  • land policies
  • community development
  • the quality, functionality and efficiency of construction activities
  • the quality of the living environment and housing
  • maintenance of the housing stock
  • repairs and renovation
  • the maintenance of the cultural environment
  • the protection of buildings
  • the supervision of construction
  • the health and safety of communities and buildings
  • noise abatement
  • support related to the production, repair and acquisition of housing
  • housing costs and financing issues.

Head of Department
Director General Teppo Lehtinen

Secretary, Department of the Build Environment
Riitta Saastamoinen
+358 295 250 20

Published 2013-03-20 at 14:35, updated 2020-02-03 at 10:22