The Buildings Inspectorate is an official body with the purpose of promoting, guiding, and supervising the creation and maintenance of a high-quality built environment, the city’s building stock, and a good cityscape, as well as ensuring that public interests are taken into account. The Building Inspectorate establishes the permit requirements for construction projects and handles the issuing of construction-related permits and, e.g. landscaping permits.

You can apply for a building permit electronically using the ePermit tool, which currently works best with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. ePermit

However, three sets of backed and bound paper plans must still be submitted to the building inspectorate, as electronic archiving is not yet in use. You may still apply for a building permit using the traditional paper form.

The Buildings Inspectorate is located at the Service Point Alvari and is open Mon to Fri, 9 am to 3pm.
Postal address: PL 214, 60101 Seinäjoki
Visiting address: Alvar Aallon katu 10, E-ovi, puh. +3586416 2121

Building Inspector Arto Kruuti, tel. +358500 262 928
Deputy Building Inspector Tero Raveala, tel. +35850 554 3322
Licensing engineers:
Seinäjoki and Peräseinäjoki: Päivi Finni, tel. +35840 774 8481
Nurmo and Ylistaro: Risto Puupponen, tel. +358500 262 927
Inspection engineers:
Jarmo Akkala, tel. +35844 425 5070
Pasi Nevanperä, tel. +35844 425 5300
Sirpa Ollila, tel. +35844 418 1127
Ari Peltola tel. +35850 376 0509