An establishment that commercially stores, packages, makes, cooks, mixes, processes, bottles, bakes, cans, freezes, or otherwise prepares or transports or handles food.
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.
If you serve, sell or prepare foods or beverages you will need to read this guide carefully to ensure compliance with all local regulations.
This form is required to obtain a license to manufacture processed or wholesale food excluding food establishments which deal only in prepackaged food.
This license is required of anyone operating a food establishment where food is prepared or served for public consumption. This includes restaurants, delis, caterers, bars, grocery stores making sandwiches and serving beverages, Child care facilities, etc.
All commercial properties receiving private or city waste collection must complete the Commercial Solid Waste and Recycling Plan.
The Department of Public Health Air Management Services (AMS) monitors the air quality and enforces city, state, and federal air quality standards in the City of Philadelphia.
This license is required to maintain a weights and measures device for commercial purposes or use an electronic scanner or similar automated device to ascertain the price of an item presented for checkout.