Environmental Control – Frequently Asked Questions

You will find frequently asked questions and answers regarding environmental control on this page. If you cannot find an answer to your question, you may contact the Environmental Protection service phone number. You will find the contact information at the bottom of the page. 

If your issue concerns a detected environmental hazard, such as littering, noise hazard or bad air quality, please contact us via the feedback service primarily. You may indicate the location of the hazard on a map in the feedback service, which speeds up and eases the processing. You may use the feedback service anonymously.  

Frequently Asked Questions

My neighbor’s dog barks constantly. What can I do?

Disruptive noise reaches my apartment. What can I do?

My neighbor is being noisy. What can I do?

There are rats on my property. What can I do?

I saw rats in a park. What can I do?

I saw waste by a forest road. What can I do?

Can I wash my car in my own yard?

May I use a leaf blower to remove gritting?

There are Himalayan balsam plants in my yard. What can I do?

There is an oil film on top of the water. What can I do?

There is an odor nuisance outside. What can I do?

Contact Us

Environment Office of the Oulu Region
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection help line is open on weekdays 9.00-15.00. E-mail is read on weekdays.