The City is piloting a new tool to make permitting information more accessible. The Permit Navigator will help residents:
This pilot project will reduce barriers and help residents navigate the existing permitting system more efficiently. It will not replace the City's current processes.
Residents and business owners may send feedback on the navigator to SmartCityPHL@phila.gov.
For this pilot, the navigator will support a limited number of residential and business use cases.
The navigator includes permits for renovations to established one- or two-family residences.
At this time, it doesn't include permits related to:
The navigator includes permits and licenses needed to open or expand a storefront business. This type of business includes:
You can view a full list of the available business use cases in the navigator.