Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 until further notice

Permits, violations & licenses

Register a burglar alarm / Pay the annual fee

The City requires all burglar alarms to be registered and imposes a $50 annual registration fee. Download the registration form or call (215) 567-2605 to request a form be sent by mail.

Pay the fee online by credit card

You will need your registration number.
Access the City’s alarm payment site.

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Register your alarm by fax

Fax the completed registration form to (215) 686-1578.

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Register and pay the fee by mail

Send a $50 check or money order along with the completed registration form to:

Code Unit
P.O. Box 56318
Philadelphia, PA 19130-6318
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Register and pay the fee in person

Bring a completed registration form and a $50 check or money order to:

913 Filbert St.
(Cashier’s Window )
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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