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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...
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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...
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Plumbing Permit

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Fire Suppression Permit

Requirements for a Fire Suppression Permit To obtain a Fire Suppression Permit, gather the materials listed below, and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse. Prerequisite Approvals: Before obtaining a building permit, your project may also need approvals from various city departments if your...
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Plumber (Master) License

A Plumbing License is required for anyone wishing to be a Master Plumber, Journeyman Plumber, or Apprentice Plumber, in the City of Philadelphia.

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.