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Vacant Residential Property/Lot License

Prior Approval:
No prior approvals are required for this license.

Cost: $150

Application The paper form is provided for new license applicants. License holders are encouraged to renew this license online.

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.

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.

TAX DELINQUENCY: No license shall be issued or renewed if the entity is delinquent in the filing or payment of City taxes.  

L&I CODE VIOLATIONS: No license shall be issued or renewed if the licensing property has any outstanding L&I code violations.