Licenses & Inspections
Licensing and permit requirements differ by business type. Here you can search for the license or permit you need, or access helpful guides applicable to all businesses as well as your specific business type. You can also find information on State and Federal regulations, incentives and city taxes.
Municipal Services Building
Public Concourse Level
1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Click here for licenses & permits information.
Office of Business Services
Providing one-on-one support to businesses and entrepreneurs starting a business in Philadelphia.
Office of Economic Opportunity
Works with the Philadelphia business community to build internal and external alliances with Minority (“MBE”), Women (“WBE”) or Disabled (“DSBE”) owned business enterprises (collectively “M/W/DSBEs), with the City of Philadelphia, and with private industries to help develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships that facilitate successful networking opportunities.