If I’m not changing the way the home was used, do I still need a use permit?
I’m not sure if previous owners ever got one. What happens if I don’t get one? It was a 3 family home and still is.
What exactly are you doing to the home? If you have doubts, I would call the city and get them to bless it off.
You can check the zoning documents up at https://atlas.phila.gov/ You should find that the house is zoned as a multi-family.
You should get a rental license though.
Yes it is already zoned as an RM-1
I couldn’t find the original plans of the house though.... it looks like some crazy extensions have been made and I’m not sure they are ‘official’. I’m afraid to get the city involved because I heard they are slow and very bureaucratic.
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