Noise consists of harmful or disruptive sounds of human origin. Noise may have a detrimental effect on the habitat and on satisfaction with the surroundings.

A notification must be made to the Environment Office of Oulu regarding outdoor activities resulting in particularly disruptive noise.

Reduction of environmental noise exposure and noise abatement

In planning, the location of activities causing noise is taken into account in order to minimise the disturbance. Noise analyses are made when need rises.

Environment Office of the Oulu Region

Visiting address
Solistinkatu 2
90140 Oulu

Postal address
Environment Office of the Oulu Region
PO Box 34
90015 City of Oulu

Telephone number
(08) 558 410 (switchboard)
044 703 6700 (environmental health care helpline, weekdays 9-15)
044 703 6790 (environmental protection helpline and supervision number, weekdays 9-15)

E-mail address

(08) 557 1490

Hailuoto, Kempele, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Oulu, Tyrnävä