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Auto Wrecking Yard and Tire Storage License

This license is required to operate an area for storing wrecked or salvaged vehicles and auto parts.

Prior Approvals:

  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Lot Plan Approval from the Streets Department
  • Drainage Approval
  • Lighting Approval
  • and/or Electrical Approval

Cost: $250

License Application and Renewal Online

This license can be renewed online, with a valid email address. Renewals can also be made in the Municipal Services Building – Concourse Level (1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard). In-person renewals will also require an email address.

Motor Fuel Dispenser/ Vehicle Repair/ Auto Wrecking/ Tire Storage/ Parking Lot/ Garage License The paper form is provided for new license applicants. License holders are encouraged to renew this license online.

Automotive License Instructions

Payment Information

RETURNED CHECKS: If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize The City of Philadelphia or its agent to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) The City of Philadelphia or its agent may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment.