Contractors who submit permit applications to the Department of Licenses and Inspections will have to submit “tax clearance” forms and show they have insurance. Contractors also must show they have insurance coverage for general liability, workers compensation and automobile liability.
After a vacant building in Northern Liberties partially collapsed on Aug. 16, the city seeks to compel the owner to have it demolished.
A Bustleton home so infested with vermin that it was declared unfit for human habitation likely won’t be demolished by the city even though the Department of Licenses and Inspections also posted it as structurally unsafe.
Erin Dwyer learned that everybody seems to want a piece of Nutter on a given day.
The Port Richmond West Community Action Network invited special guests to its meeting last week, with the aim of solving problems that impact the community.
The city is using a one-two punch to fine owners of blighted property and take them to court.