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City of Philadelphia Department of L&I Launches New Database System

 January 29, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by City Officials, announced the launch of Project eCLIPSE (electronic Commercial Licensing, Inspection and Permit Services Enterprise), the new database system for the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I), which will improve

Posted in Agencies, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Department of Licenses and Inspections Announces New Requirements for All Permit Applications and Contract Licenses

New requirements are in effect starting January 1, 2014.   December 23, 2013– Effective January 1, 2014, all contractors working on all types of construction and demolition projects in the City of Philadelphia will be required to meet additional requirements

Posted in Architects, Businesses, General Contractors, Home Owners, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Public Safety, Residents, Topics

City of Philadelphia, School District of Philadelphia to Receive Donation from Kevin Hart

Hometown celebrity gives back to local schools and recreation centers.     Philadelphia, October 30, 2013–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Kevin Hart will visit several schools across the City to meet with students, teachers and administrators, whose schools will

Posted in Agencies, Education, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, St. Joseph’s Prep, LISC, and Philadelphia Eagles Announce Restoration of North Philadelphia Field

Philadelphia, August 12, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter gathered with city officials and community members to announce plans to restore the field located at 11th Street & Cecil B. Moore Avenue in North Philadelphia. The $2.5 million restoration project

Posted in Agencies, Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Recreation, Topics

City of Philadelphia Provides Update on Rowhome Explosion

Philadelphia, July 29, 2013 – At 11:09 a.m. this morning, an incident was reported on the 400 block of Daly Street in the Whitman section of South Philadelphia.  The City has determined that an explosion occurred due to natural gas. 

Posted in Agencies, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

City of Philadelphia Posts Collapse-Related Documents Online

Philadelphia, July 19, 2013 – In response to numerous requests for documents regarding 2132, 2134, 2136-38 and 2140 Market Street and the building collapse that occurred on June 5, 2013, the City has begun to post collapse-related documents on its

Posted in Agencies, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Mayor Nutter Launches Philadelphia’s New Shape of Fun – The Oval

Eakins Oval transformed into the “Park on the Parkway”   Philadelphia, July 11, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter officially announced details for The Oval, an initiative to provide programming and amenities at Eakins Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 

Posted in Agencies, Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Recreation, Topics

Department of Licenses and Inspections Announces New Executive Director of Development Services and New Spokesperson

Philadelphia, July 1, 2013 – The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) announces that Maura Kennedy, who currently serves as L&I’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, has been promoted to the position of Executive Director of Development Services effective July 1,

Posted in Agencies, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Kicks-Off 2013 Pool Season

Philadelphia, June 21, 2013 – Deputy Mayor for Environmental & Community Resources Michael DiBerardinis, along with Councilmen Henon and O’Brien, kicked-off the 2013 pool season at Vogt Recreation Center (6700 Cottage St.) yesterday.  Beginning today, the remaining 69 pools will

Posted in Agencies, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation, Press Release, Recreation, Topics

Department of Licenses and Inspections Inspects Demolition Sites, Announces New Procedures for Demolitions

Philadelphia, June 11, 2013 – The Department of Licenses and Inspections’ inspectors have proactively inspected all of the approximately 300 sites with open demolition permits.  Of these, approximately 97 are active demolition sites.  Department inspectors conducted a thorough inspection of

Posted in Agencies, Housing, Licenses and Inspections, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics, Urban Development
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