Permits, licenses, and taxes relating to property and housing, and homelessness resources. Get a Certificate of Occupancy Instructions on applying for a Certificate of Occupancy, which is required by the City for some construction projects. Get a copy of a deed or other recorded document You can get copies of deeds and other records from the Department of Records. Record a deed or other document Individuals and other entities can record documents, such as deeds, with the Department of Records. Report a bed bug law violation If a tenant complains about bed bugs, the landlord must hire a pest control professional to investigate, eliminate any infestation. Find property information Find valuations, physical details, trash and recycling days, and school information for properties within the City of Philadelphia. Property taxes Tax information for owners of property located in Philadelphia, including tax rates, due dates, and applicable discounts. Report graffiti How to report graffiti to get it removed. Find a licensed contractor and contractor information Find a licensed contractor for your building project. Find location and zoning information Information about zoning in the City of Philadelphia. Foreclosure & sheriff sales Information about how sheriff sales work, as well as how to avoid foreclosure on your property. Get help paying your utility bills How to get help if you’re in danger of getting your utilities shut off or going without heat in your home. Request a circular-free property decal How to get a decal to prohibit businesses from leaving circulars or ads on your property. Historic properties Information about properties on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. Get help with deed or mortgage fraud Learn about deed and mortgage fraud and how to protect yourself. Buy, sell, or rent a property Information for renters, home-buyers, and property owners. Get home improvement help Apply for programs that help improve your home. Report a problem with a building, lot, or street Report a dangerous building, lot, or street issue to the City. Submit a service request with 311 Request service with 311, including trash pickup, potholes, and graffiti. Track a service request with 311 Track the status of a service request that you submitted to 311.