The City of Philadelphia requires a Business Privilege License to do business in the City. In addition, landlord need a rental license for each unit.
Philadelphia L&I and BRT online registration for Business Privilege license and housing licenses.
PGW, the gas company, is a City owned utility. Unpaid gas bills can be recorded as liens against your property. The landlord cooperation program allows landlords to avoid gas liens for tenant’s gas service.
PGW Landlord Cooperation Program assists landlords to avoid gas liens.