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 Tuesday, Dec. 07 to noon on Thursday, Dec. 09

COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Permits, violations & licenses

Get a Property Sales Certification

Service overview

Pennsylvania State Law requires you to have a Property Sales Certification to sell real estate in Philadelphia. The certification provides the property’s zoning classification, last established use in the zoning record, and disclosure of uncorrected violations of the housing, building, safety, and fire ordinances.


Real estate agents and those selling any property in Philadelphia, both commercial or residential, need to get this certification.

Where and when


Use the online system to apply.




Verify the address of the property for sale.
Enter your name, address, and contact information.
Select the property type.
Pay the fee.

Processing will take five business days.