Philadelphia Zoning

This “quick guide” covers Zoning Permits., By Right / As-of-Right, Special Exceptions, Variances and Nonconformities. Download here.

Philadelphia Rowhouse Manual

This “practical guide for homeowners” created by the National Trust for Historic Preservation is useful and fascinating information about the history, construction and care of Philadelphia rowhouses. Download here.

Subsistence Certificate

A certificate of subsistence (formerly certificate of good standing) states when the LLC is still in existence with the Commonwealth. You can order one from, we can also order one for you but we charge a fee to do so. You can also ask your title company as some do it standard with each loan.