Philadelphia Permits All Construction Activities

The Philadelphia Department of Licensing & Inspections has announced that all remaining limitations on construction activity have been lifted provided that proper permits have been issued. You can see the

PPP Flexibility Act is Passed and Signed

On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of 2020. The measure makes significant improvements to the PPP that AGC has been pushing for

Philadelphia Enters Yellow Phase of Opening

Philadelphia Enters Yellow Phase of Opening The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced that Philadelphia will enter the "Safer at Home" Yellow Phase of opening on June 5, 2020. Health

Philadelphia L&I Enforcement of Philadelphia’s COVID-19 Requirements

Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections’s Director of Audits and Investigations, Will Fernandez, Esq., sent an email to contractors with licenses in Philadelphia describing the coming shift in the enforcement

Philadelphia Office of the Department of Public Health Relaxes Restrictions on Construction

After additional dialogue with industry stakeholders, Mayor Kenney and Health Commissioner Farley have further relaxed the restrictions on construction projects that are authorized to proceed under the current orders that

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 Construction Project Guidelines Beginning May 1, 2020

Mayor Jim Kenney today announced an Executive Order detailing the resumption of construction activity in Philadelphia, in light of the Governor’s order allowing resumption statewide on Friday, May 1. Under

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

PA Governor Wolf Announces Restart of Construction Projects on May 8

Governor Wolf announced this afternoon that both residential and commercial construction will be permitted to reopen on May 8th under additional strict requirements. Projects will have to commit to continue

OSHA Relaxes Enforcement of Recordkeeping Requirements for COVID-19 Cases in Construction

OSHA is not requiring most employers outside of the health care industry to record cases of COVID-19 among their employees, under interim guidance for enforcing OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR