Urban Environment Division


Puolalankatu 5

Puutarhakatu 1

Linnankatu 90

Aurakatu 5

The Urban Environment Division is responsible for organising operating conditions needed for the growth of an attractive city, developing urban environment and the structural functionality and attractiveness of the city.

The division is also responsible for the built infrastructure of the city, the implementation and maintenance of a high-quality urban environment and the planning and implementation of healthy spaces.

In addition, the division is responsible for authority services related to environment and construction, environmental protection, regional public transport and waste management services.

The division is managed by Divisional Director  Christina Hovi.

The division has four service areas and a matrix  (organisation chart):

  • urban design and land property
  • urban construction
  • permits and supervision
  • regional public transport
  • city surveying and geographic information matrix

The committees steering the operation and making decisions include