Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections Revised Time Period Limitations

The Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections released new updates, revising the work time period limitations on commercial and large residential projects. These revisions will permit adherence to safety requirements

Philadelphia L&I Permitting and Inspections Issues

GBCA has partnered with the Philadelphia Department of Licenses & Inspections (L&I) to help respond to contractor issues with their department processes. Contractors with building inspection requests for L&I should

Governor Wolf Provides Guidance for Construction to Resume on May 1

All businesses in the construction industry in the commonwealth are permitted to resume in-person operations starting Friday, May 1 – one week earlier than previously announced. Yesterday evening, the Wolf

GBCA COVID-19 Webinar Series: Navigating the New Normal

GBCA is holding a five-part webinar series for the Philadelphia region's construction industry, as we all begin to navigate this new normal of working through a pandemic. Please join us

Philadelphia L&I Seeks Accreditation Process Volunteer

GBCA has been working with Philadelphia’s Department of Licensing & Inspection (L&I) through its Report Card evaluation to improve its service delivery for our industry. As partners with L&I, we

Philadelphia MED Week Contractor Roundtable

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, GBCA hosted Contractor Roundtable: A Conversation with MBE/WBE Contractors, as part of Philadelphia’s Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. The event featured owners of MBE/WBE Certified

Philadelphia Department of Licenses & Inspections Report Card

GBCA has actively worked with L&I through its Report Card evaluation to improve their service delivery for our industry. We participated in last year’s process and look forward to turning

City of Philadelphia Proclaims Philadelphia MED Week 2019

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Philadelphia City Council presented the Chairs and Participants of Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week with a City Council Resolution. The resolution supports the National Minority

Ending Tax Fraud Will Help End Construction Worker Exploitation

William C. Sproule, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters, recently argued for action to stop worker misclassification and tax fraud in Pennsylvania. Sproule highlights