Find out what permits or licenses you need for an activity or project, and pay any tickets or violations you owe. Apply to provide food or drinks at a special event Instructions and application to provide food or drinks to the public at a special event. Apply for a permit Learn how to apply for the permits you need for your activity or project. Dispute or appeal a decision Find out how you can dispute tickets or fines and make appeals. File a complaint Anyone can report a dangerous building or contractor. Find a City-owned property How to decide where to start your business. Find a licensed contractor and contractor information How to find contractors that have the required licenses and permits for a construction project. Get a certificate Property owners in Philadelphia need certain certifications to rent, occupy, or sell property. Get a copy of a license, permit, or violation How to get a copy of a license, permit, or violation. Get a license Find out how to get the licenses you need to run your business, practice a trade, and more. Pay a fine or ticket Find out about payment options for your fine, ticket, or violation notice. Register a burglar alarm / Pay the annual fee Information about how to register your burglar alarm and pay the annual fee. Rent or sell property Information on the City's rules and permits for renting, or selling property.