Environmental protection

Environmental protection - prevention and work carried out by authorities

Environmental protection encompasses aspects such as activities harmful to the environment, waste management, water protection, matters concerning licences, notifications, and control in conjunction with water and air protection as well as noise abatement, matters concerning nature preservation, recreational use of greenspaces and land use planning, and monitoring and controlling the state of the environment.

In addition, the environmental protection unit of the Oulu Environment Office is in charge of coordinating and developing the promotion of environmental protection.

Environment Office of Oulu

Street address
Solistinkatu 2
90140 Oulu

Mailing address
Environment Office of Oulu
PO Box 34
90015 City of Oulu

(08) 558 410 (switchboard)
(08) 5584 6700 (environmental health care helpline)
044 703 6790 (environmental protection helpline and supervision number)

(08) 557 1490