- Sustainable urban development
- Local master plans
- FI / SV
Vartiosaari island is developed into an active recreational area as a part of the East Helsinki Culture Park.
In accordance with the City Strategy 2021−2025, Vartiosaari is designated for recreational use. The Supreme Administrative Court repealed the City Plan 2016 markings for Vartiosaari and the local master plan for the construction of Vartiosaari. The previous City Plan 2002 designated Vartiosaari as a survey area. Now the land use will be decided by a local master plan. The island is developed into an active recreational area as a part of the East Helsinki Culture Park. The aim is to plan the recreational activities in line with the nature values in the area. The island as a whole is part of the maritime East Helsinki Culture Park, while the forests are part of the Helsinki forest network.
The protection of the villa area, which is of national value, will be promoted. The development of recreational, holiday and tourism services in Vartiosaari will be facilitated. The plan will ensure the accessibility of services on the island and consider the existing recreational routes. The aim is to protect the nature sites.
The Participation and Assessment Plan (OAS) will be on display from 1 February to 11 March 2022 as follows:
Please submit your comments on the participation and assessment plan and the preparatory materials no later than 11 March 2022. Those who have provided their e-mail or postal address in connection with the comments will receive a notice of the decision of the Urban Environment Committee.
Written comments are submitted to the following address: City of Helsinki, Registrar’s Office, P.O. Box 10, 00099 City of Helsinki (visiting address: City Hall, Pohjoisesplanadi 11–13, telephone: 09 310 13700, web address:
https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/administration/administration/registrars) or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org using the following header: “Vartiosaari partial city plan”.
Comments can also be presented directly to the planner. An appointment must be agreed on in advance.