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Service fees of the Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department as of 1 January 2021.

1. Supervision fees for supervisory measures specified in the Rescue Act

Supervision fees for sites specified in the supervision plan

The basic fee includes a 2-hour site visit. For the time exceeding this, we will charge EUR 50.00 per hour or part thereof.

Fee VAT 0% Legal basis
Periodic, i.e. announced fire inspection 100,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Re-inspection 100,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Re-inspection through document control without a site visit 0,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Additional fire inspection, upon request 100,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Special fire inspection required by the building permit (precedes the completion inspection of a building) 100,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Preliminary inspection related to the completion of a building (precedes the special fire inspection) 100,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Fire inspection of a public event, including possible inspections and decisions concerning chemicals, liquefied petroleum gas and special effects 100,00 €     
Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011) and section 38 of the Government Decree 685/2015
Supervision fees for residential buildings
The basic fee includes a 1-hour site visit. For the time exceeding this, we will charge EUR 50.00 per hour or part thereof.
Fee VAT 0% Legal basis
Announced fire inspection of a residential building. No extra fee is charged for the time exceeding 1 hour. 0,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Re-inspection of a residential building.
This fee is also charged for fire inspections of sites that have not returned the fire safety self-assessment form.
50,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Re-inspection of the fire safety of a residential building through document control without a site visit 0,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Additional fire inspection of a residential building, upon request 50,00 € Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)
Special fire inspection of a residential building (precedes the completion inspection of a building).
This fee applies to both detached houses and residential housing companies.
50,00 €     
Sections 96 and 79 of the Rescue Act (379/2011)

2. Supervision fees for supervisory measures specified in chemicals legislation

Measure Fee VAT 0% Legal basis
Rescue authority’s decision following notification of small-scale handling or storage of chemicals. 200,00 €     
Section 24 of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005) and sections 5, 33 and 36 of the Government Decree 685/2015
Rescue authority’s decision following notification of small-scale handling or storage of chemicals related to temporary activities, alteration work, or retail sale of liquefied petroleum gas. 100,00 €     
Section 24 of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005) and sections 34, 36 and 42 of the Government Decree 685/2015
Inspection of an establishment carrying out small-scale handling or storage of chemicals, or inspection of alteration work carried out on such an establishment.
The basic fee includes a 2-hour site visit. For the time exceeding this, we will charge EUR 50.00 per hour or part thereof.
100,00 € Sections 24 and 27a of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005) and sections 37 and 40 of the Government Decree 685/2015
Commissioning inspection and modification inspection of oil heating equipment.
The basic fee includes a 1-hour site visit. For the time exceeding this, we will charge EUR 50.00 per hour or part thereof.
 
50,00 €     
Section 39 of the Government Decree 685/2015
Inspection of temporary storage of explosives (e.g. a temporary storage facility at a construction site).
The basic fee includes a 2-hour site visit. For the time exceeding this, we will charge EUR 50.00 per hour or part thereof.
 
100,00 € Section 59a of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005) and section 24 of the Government Decree 685/2015
Rescue authority’s decision on a notification of the use of explosives or flammable and explosive chemicals as special effects. 50,00 €     
Section 81 of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005)
Rescue authority’s decision on the storage of fireworks and pyrotechnic articles in connection with trade. 100,00 € Section 63 of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005)
Rescue authority’s inspection of the storage of fireworks and pyrotechnic articles in connection with trade.
The basic fee includes a 1-hour site visit. For the time exceeding this, we will charge EUR 50.00 per hour or part thereof.
50,00 € Section 63 of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005)
Decision on the use of fireworks outside the hours specified in the decree (from 18:00 on 31 December to 2:00 on 1 January). 0,00 €     
Section 91 of the Chemicals Safety Act (390/2005)

3. Repeated false fire alarm

The third and any subsequent false fire alarms within one year from the same site will be considered repeated. 1150,00 €

Fees in paragraphs 1 to 3 are exclusive of VAT.

4. Rental of premises, vehicles, personnel and equipment

Premises, vehicles, personnel and equipment are only rented out to cooperation authorities and partners. Information on fees for these items is available separately to the parties entitled to rent them.

5. Action to be initiated as a result of an alarm entitling to compensation

If the City of Espoo has the right to receive compensation for the operations of the Rescue Department on the basis of an alarm caused by an intentional act or negligence or on another basis, and unless the amount of compensation has been otherwise provided for, the required compensation will be determined on the basis of the activity carried out and the unit prices on this list of fees.

6. Fixed price or other basis for payment

A fixed price or other basis for payment may be agreed upon with the customer for training events and guarding services, in which case the CEO of Rescue Services will confirm the price.

7. Appeals

With regard to statutory fees (paragraphs 1–3), you can request a review of a decision as provided for in the Administrative Procedure Act (434/2003).

For non-statutory fees (paragraphs 4–5), you can request a payment basis in accordance with paragraph 6 by submitting an application to the CEO of Rescue Services.

The fee referred to in paragraph 5 may be adjusted, as provided for in the Tort Liability Act (412/1974)

Further information

Director of Risk Management
Situation Centre, tel. 09 8162 8699

pelastuslaitos(a)espoo.fi

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