The narrow asphalt road is lined by trees and the hedges of plots. The protected “Leinon tammi” oak tree is also on the roadside.
Photograph from Paciuksentie towards the south.Photo: City of Espoo

Högnäs area for detached and semi-detached houses

Local detailed plansEspoon keskus

The objective of the local detailed plan is to increase the number of permanent residents in Högnäs by designating the area for detached and semi-detached houses. Zoning protects the cultural history, landscape and natural assets in the area. The impacts of the plan on the Matalajärvi Natura Area will be assessed.

Plan name


Area number


Type of land use plan

Local detailed plan


Proposal phase


City of Espoo

Additional information

On 15 August 2018, the City Planning Committee decided to cut the population target by half. At the moment, the population target is about 260 residents. It was decided to link the preparation to the resolutions in the master plan for the northern and central areas of Espoo.

Read more about the preparation and content of the plan on the project webpage in Finnish

You can find current information about the progress of a plan on the plan webpage in Finnish. For more information, you can contact the planners. You can participate in the planning process by submitting an opinion during the preparation stage or an objection during the proposal stage.

What are the preparation stage, public review and proposal stage?

You can read more about the process of detailed planning and resident participation on the page Detailed planning process in stages.

Read more about participation in planning from the page Participation is part of city planning.

Aila Valldén

Planning Architect043 825 1919Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi

Katariina Peltola

Landscape Architect, Detailed planning043 825 5200Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi

Kati Vuorinen

Planning Engineer, Traffic and transportation planning for detailed plans040 521 9772Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi