City planning

Planning guides the municipality’s land use, such as the location of activities, connections and changes to the environment. It creates the conditions for a good living environment and promotes ecologically, economically, socially and culturally sustainable development.

The planning process is carried out in interaction with stakeholders and residents. Planning is the preparation and amendment of sub-plans, town and country plans and land parcels, the preparation of basic land use studies, the preparation of permits for deviations and other construction guidance in accordance with the Land Use and Building Act.

Applications should be sent to

For more information:

Map server

The map service of the city of Kemijärvi can be found at


Planner Jemina Lahtela
tel. 040 159 2313