A gasoline station is a business engaged in retail sales of personal or commercial vehicle fuels. Gasoline stations are permitted to sell some automotive related items and services. Includes Car Washes.
Every individual, partnership, association and corporation doing business in Philadelphia must file a Business Income and Receipts Tax Return in whether or not they earned a profit during the preceding year. Rental activities are usually considered business activities.
An Activity License is required for all businesses and non-profits operating in Philadelphia. This includes businesses that are located outside the city limits but do some or all of their business activity in the City.
This license is required to operate or maintain a weights and measures device for the purpose of dispensing fuel for vehicles.
To obtain a construction permit for the installation, removal or insertion of a tank to gather or hold the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse.
This license is required for the storage, dispensing, use, or handling of hazardous material.
The City of Philadelphia requires all retailers that sell any type of tobacco product (cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, snuff, snus, chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco, bidis, and electronic cigarettes) to obtain a tobacco permit.
This license is required for any distributor, distribution business, or person, who distributes commercial handbills on sidewalks, in public places, or door-to-door.
Dumpsters in the public right of way require an annual, renewable license from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
All private dumpsters required a lifetime license from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.
The Philadelphia Zoning Code regulates development within the city. Zoning regulations govern land use, the height and size of buildings, population density, parking requirements, signage placement and the character of development on private property, and property uses.