Get more information about OSHA 10/30 training
The following programs have been approved by the Department of Licenses and Inspections as equivalent to OSHA 10. The courses have been determined to provide the minimum number of course hours equivalent to OSHA training, address mandatory OSHA topics directly related to job-site hazards, and/or provide a benefit that exceeds... Learn More
Trade License renewal deadline is extended!
All trade licenses set to expire on December 31st, 2015, are extended to January 31st, 2016. The following types are extended: Expediter Curb Setter Plumber (Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master) Sheet Metal (Technician and Apprentice) If you have not yet received your renewal invoice for a license set to expire on... Learn More
New Contractor/Trades Examination Information Bulletin
This bulletin answers most questions raised by International Code Council’s Contractor/Trade examination candidates.
To obtain a Building Permit for alterations, gather the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse.
Zoning and Use
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.
Hazardous Materials License
This license is required for the storage, dispensing, use, or handling of hazardous material.
Curb Setter License
A Curb Setter license is required to perform any curb or footway work within the City Right-Of-Way.
A Contractor's License is required of any professional contractor who performs work in which the contractor receives payment of $500 or more. Applicants must annually reapply for this license and submit proof of a surety bond.