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The following approvals shall be required before a demolition permit may be issued:
  1. Zoning permit for the demolition.
  2. Plumbing permit for sealing of the building sewer at the curb trap.
  3. Water service discontinuance permit from the Philadelphia Water Department.
  4. Philadelphia Historical Commission approval for any buildings listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.
  5. Philadelphia Water Department approval of stormwater management where the area of disturbance exceeds 5,000 square feet.
  6. Dust control permit and plan approved by the Department of Public Health for any a structure that exceeds 3 stories, 40 feet in height, or encompasses more than 10,000 square feet.
  7. Philadelphia City Planning Commission approval is required per Title 14 of the Philadelphia Code.
  8. Authorization of the owner of the property in the form of an affidavit or a signed statement to the effect that the proposed work is authorized by the owner. The Department is authorized to accept electronic confirmation of such authorization.

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