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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 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

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

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

Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement on the arrest of Sean Benschop

“Sean Benschop finally turned himself in to authorities today. It is because of his reckless and irresponsible behavior that six people died and thirteen people were hurt and buried under debris and bricks.   “Our hearts are still hurting over

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