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Board of License and Inspection Review

Hearing appeals related to property violations and licenses to carry firearms.

Board of License and Inspection Review

Emergency appeals: To request an emergency appeal, submit an emergency hearing appeal form within five business days of the permit issuance, refusal, or violation you want to appeal. An emergency hearing about the demolition of 1719 Federal Street will be held virtually on June 18, 2020, at 10 a.m. Refer to Announcements at for details.

What we do

The Board of License and Inspection Review hears appeals of property violations issued by the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) and other City agencies.

The board affirms or alters property violation decisions issued by L&I or other City agencies.

The board also hears appeals for licenses to carry firearms and firearm license revocations.


1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Appeals calendar

See a listing of scheduled appeals on the L&I Appeals Calendar.


Board members

Name Role Email Phone
Kenneth Woodson Chair
Stephen Petit Member
Ralph Pinkus Member