New Contractor Safety Requirements
Download the requirements here
for the safety training information sheet.
for Code information on worker training requirements.
L&I Safety Training Information Sessions
Code provisions requiring safety training for contractors become effective on October 1, 2015. Please join us for an in-depth discussion of the requirements and the impacts that it may have on you or your company. Multiple sessions are being offered on September 30, October 7, and October 14. Please select a time below to register for one of these dates.
Click here 10 AM Sessions
Click here for 11 AM Sessions
New Demolition Contractor License Requirements are effective October 1, 2015
EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2015, A LICENSED DEMOLITION CONTRACTOR MUST BE IDENTIFIED ON ALL DEMOLITION PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
THE DEPARTMENT WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING LICENSE APPLICATIONS ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2015.
For additional information, click here
Limited Lodging Regulations
The City of Philadelphia allows residents to rent out their home, or rent a room within their home, for short term rentals referred to as Limited Lodging. Click here
for an outline of the requirements for Limited Lodging.
Project information signs now required for all construction, demolition, addition, or alteration projects submitted after June 30, 2014.
for major building requirements and here
for all other building requirements.
Electronic Plan Submission Survey
To take the survey, please click here
for a message from L&I about online permitting.
Electrical and Plumbing Permit applications
Effective November 24, 2014, faxed Electrical and Plumbing Permit applications will not be accepted. Applications and all required documentation may be submitted in person or emailed to the L&I Mechanical Services Unit at email@example.com
. Click here
for plumbing permit submission requirements and here
for electrical permit requirements.
If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize eCollect, LLC
to make a one-time electronic funds transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) eCollect, LLC
may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment. ***FOR INQUIRIES ABOUT CHARGES TO YOUR ACCOUNT PLEASE CALL (888) 569-9001 OR EMAIL ADMIN@ECOLLECTPAYMENTS.COM
Special Inspections Program
For Engineering Services, Construction Services, Emergency Services; this procedure establishes the minimum requirements necessary to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, stability, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards. For more details, click here
Center City Vending Lottery Winners and Alternatives
for a list of winning ticket numbers for all Center City Lottery vending locations
for a list of alternative numbers for declined locations
Prohibited Vending Locations and Special Vending Districts Map
The Vending / Sidewalk Sales map is a visualization of prohibited vending locations and Special Vending Districts within Philadelphia, as mandated by The City of Philadelphia City Code sections 9-204, 9-205 and 9-206. This map eliminates the need to read through the unordered City Code Charter sections and it conveniently summarizes the verbose physical space descriptions contained in the City Charter.
The following areas are detailed in this map. Prohibited Streets
represent street segments where sidewalk sales or vending is prohibited. Click on a prohibited street to receive a pop-up containing information about which sides of the street vending is prohibited, which code section the prohibited street segment represents and a description of the prohibited vending area. Prohibited Areas
depict geographical areas where vending is prohibited. Click on a prohibited Area to receive a pop-up containing information about the prohibited vending area, which code section describes the prohibited area and a description of the prohibited area. Special Vending Districts
are areas where vending & sidewalk sales are prohibited without special permission from The City of Philadelphia. Vendor’s can occasionally vend in special vending districts but not without city approval. To potentially be granted permission to vend within Special Vending Districts, contact the Department of Licenses and Inspections Vending Unit by calling 311 (215-686-8686).
for the Prohibited Vending Locations and Special Vending Districts Map.