Wednesday, June 3: The Mayor has extended a mandatory citywide curfew. Effective at 6:00 p.m. through tomorrow at 6 a.m. Only people with essential duties will be permitted outdoors.
In effect: 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 to 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4
In effect: 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 01 until further notice

Operations permit materials

Operations permits are issued by the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I). They regulate activities such as fireworks displays, tents, and the use of explosives that may pose a safety risk. Use these materials to apply for operations permits.


Name Description Released Format
Blasting Operations Guidelines PDF Guidelines for explosive use in Philadelphia. September 12, 2019
Operations Permit application PDF Application for a permit to sell fireworks, display fireworks, or use explosives. September 13, 2019