The organisation of the City of Lahti

The organisation of the City of Lahti is based on a division by service department. There are four different departments that employ about 3,800 professionals.

Educational and Cultural Services

  • arranges the City's educational, cultural and sports services
  • works for the residents' well-being, life management, learning and happiness

Social and Health Services

  • prevents health-related and social problems

Technical and Environmental Services

  • creates the conditions for sustainable development, housing, entrepreneurship and other urban life in the city
  • is in charge of planning, managing the streets and public areas, building inspection and environmental protection

City Administrative Organisation

  •  serves decision-making and the entire City organisation

The Lahti City Corporate Group consists of about 60 businesses, communities, local authorities and foundations. The Group employs more than 10,000 people.