Public meetings notice: BBS hearings have moved online and are held twice a month on Thursdays at 1 p.m. You can attend these hearings on the Zoom platform, or by dialing +1 (267) 831-0333 / Passcode: 823318. The meeting ID is 562-078 8632. For details, see the 2023 BBS hearing schedule.
What we do
The Board of Building Standards:
- Reviews appeals related to building safety and the application of the City’s Building Code.
- Makes recommendations on regulations and standards to the Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections (L&I).
- Reviews new building products for compliance with City safety standards.
The board also hears appeals related to structures cited by L&I as being unsafe or imminently dangerous.
1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 686-2419
See a listing of scheduled appeals on the L&I Appeals Calendar.
The Courts of Common Pleas are Pennsylvania's courts of general trial jurisdiction.