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Fireworks Display Permit

Operation Permits are issued for the regulation of the use and transport of certain hazardous materials, equipment and activities.  The Department of License and Inspections works in conjunction with other City Agencies in the issuance of Operation Permits. Applications for fireworks displays are submitted to the Fire Code Unit of...
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Sale of Fireworks Permit

Operation Permits are issued for the regulation of the use and transport of certain hazardous materials, equipment and activities.  The Department of License and Inspections works in conjunction with other City Agencies in the issuance of Operation Permits. NOTE A Sale of Fireworks Permit is not required to sell sparkling devices, party poppers,...
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Hot Works Permit

Operation Permits are issued for the regulation of the use and transport of certain hazardous materials, equipment and activities.  The Department of License and Inspections works in conjunction with other City Agencies in the issuance of Operation Permits. The maximum time period a Hot Works Permit is valid is one year....
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Tent Permit

An operational permit is required to operate an air-supported temporary membrane structure or a tent having an area in excess of 200 sq. ft. or a canopy in excess of 400 sq. ft. (See Section 105.6.13 of the Philadelphia Fire Code for exceptions). Prerequisite Approvals: Before obtaining an operations permit, your...
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Demolition Contractor License

A Demolition Contractor license is required of anyone removing structural elements for the purpose of removing the entire structure. This license must be renewed annually and successful applications must specify up-to-date insurance and tax compliance.

Special Assembly Occupancy License

This license is required for restaurants, bars, catering halls, night clubs and other gathering places with dancing and a lawful occupancy of 50 people or more. Theaters with fixed seating do not need this license.

Sheet Metal (Technician) License

A Sheet Metal Technician license is required to install, maintain, and service sheet metal systems used in HVAC systems. Persons employed as a Sheet Metal Technician must work for a licensed contractor. This license does not authorize the operation of a business.

Electrical Permit

Only a licensed Electrical Contractor can apply for an electrical permit from the City.

Outdoor Advertising Sign License

This license is required for having large outdoor signs, such as billboards. The license does not apply to accessory business signs.