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Philadelphia Updates and Permits Information, eCLIPSE Webinars, and Construction Site Security Webinar

As we continue to evaluate the coronavirus and its effects on the Philadelphia region, one of our primary goals as your association is to maintain a clear line of communication in order to support our members in maintaining a safe

Philadelphia L&I eCLIPSE Webinars and Information

Emergency systems repair and replacement are exempted from Philadelphia’s Stay at Home Order and may continue. Contractors must obtain permits within 3 days of the emergency repair or replacement. New permit applications must be filed using the eCLIPSE system. Philadelphia

Philadelphia L&I Make Safe Permits

Make-Safe Permits must be made in person at the L&I district office at 1512 Cecil B. Moore Avenue. You can find out more information about this process on this information sheet. DOWNLOAD  

Kastle Systems Webinar on Construction Site Security

As construction sites are being shut down or facing shutdown throughout the country, site security becomes a critical need. GBCA member Kastle Systems has put together a webinar about its MobileSentry solution to help owner/developers, GCs, and the insurance community

Guidelines for Shutting Down a Construction Site

GBCA has compiled a guide to assist you in closing your projects due to the State-ordered shutdown. While it is not an all-inclusive, one size fits all guide, we hope it will help in this unprecedented time. DOWNLOAD  

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Philadelphia Stay at Home Order & March 27 End-Date for Construction Sites

Today the City of Philadelphia issued a Stay at Home order, further restricting activity in order to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. READ THE ORDER   Throughout this situation GBCA has maintained communication with the Mayor’s office and they have

Philadelphia Construction Stop-Work Deadline Extension and Update on New Jersey

In response to Governor Wolf’s order to shut down construction sites in Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections has extended the time for construction sites to safely close and offers the following guidance. Additional information will be provided

6abc Segment Spotlights Workforce Development Programs

On March 21, 2020, 6abc Action News Weekend Update spotlighted two workforce development initiatives supported by GBCA. Host Gina Gannon visited the University of Pennsylvania’s New College House West project site, being built by INTECH Construction, to talk to past

Philadelphia Construction Site Closure Extension, Guidelines for Closing Sites, and More Resources

GBCA has been in constant communication with both the Mayor’s Office and the Governor’s Office to ensure our members voices are heard as we continue to navigate uncharted territory, and as our nation and state respond to this pandemic. Governor

AGC 8-Part Webinar Series: Navigating the Outbreak in the Construction Industry

The Associated General Contractors of America is holding an eight-part webinar series for contractors, addressing how to handle the impacts of response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and the construction industry. This webinar series is free for GBCA members, which are also