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Contact us

Contacts for information and questions related to the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I).

District offices

You can file some permit applications and ask questions at L&I’s district offices.

North District
88 E. Haines St.
Philadelphia, PA 19144Code Enforcement Unit
(215) 685-2279
EmailConstruction Unit
(215) 685-2276
Email

West District
Code Enforcement Unit
1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 686-2593
EmailConstruction Unit
4221-4229 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 685-7680, 7681, 7682, 7684
Email
East District
7522 Castor Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19152Code Enforcement Unit
(215) 685-0535
EmailConstruction Unit
(215) 685-0580 or (215) 685-0584
Email

North Central District
1512-14 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19121Code Enforcement Unit
(215) 683-0575
EmailConstruction Unit
(215) 683-0580, 0581, 0582, 0583
Email

Central West District
1401 JFK Blvd., 11th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102Code Enforcement Unit
(215) 686-2596
EmailConstruction Unit
(215) 685-3789 or (215) 685-3790
Email

Central East District
667 N. Broad St., 3rd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19123Code Enforcement Unit
(215)685-3917
EmailConstruction Unit
(215) 685-3786, 3787, 3788
Email

South District
1100 Wharton St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147Code Enforcement Unit
(215) 685-1510
EmailConstruction Unit
(215) 685-1575 or (215) 685-1578
Email

You can also use the map to find districts and district offices.

Districts and district offices

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License questions

For licensing questions, submit an online request or call 311 or (215) 686-8686 if outside Philadelphia.


Permit questions

For permit-related questions, submit an online request to the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) or call 311 or (215) 686-8686 if outside Philadelphia.


Code questions

For questions related to code issues, submit an online request to the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) or call 311 or (215) 686-8686 if outside Philadelphia.


Property
certifications

For property certification questions, submit an online request to the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I).


Appeals

For questions about Board of Building Standards (BBS) and Board of Licenses and Inspections Review (BLIR) appeals, contact:

1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
11th floor
PhiladelphiaPA 19102

(215) 686-2419


Complaints or
general information

For complaints or general information, call 311 or (215) 686-8686 if outside Philadelphia.


Vending inquiries

For questions about vending, contact the Vending Unit by calling (215) 686-2414 or email vending@phila.gov.


Media inquiries

For media inquiries, email karen.guss@phila.gov.


To submit
information about unsafe or unlicensed
contractors

To report unlicensed contractors or unpermitted work, use 311’s online form or call 311. If you’re outside Philadelphia, call (215) 686-8686 instead.

After you’ve filed a report with 311, you can submit more information to addinfoli@phila.gov. Include the 311 case number, address where work is being done, and your phone number or email address.


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