Licenses and Inspections
Given the recent collapse of several row homes in the City’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood, local experts want to make sure homeowners know what to look for before a collapse happens.
Eyewitnesses say they heard a loud crash, and then saw a large security door on top of the little girl.
CBS 3’s Walt Hunter sat down with Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams to learn more about promised reforms and the agencies actions prior to the collapse.
Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams in a 39-page written response, included in the Controller’s Report, refuted the findings raising “objections to the incomplete, inaccurate and misleading interpretations of Department data that underlie the Report’s recommendations.”
Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams gave CBS3 an exclusive tour of recently marked and demolished buildings.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says an independent commission will review the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections in the wake of a deadly building collapse that killed six people.
Authorities were called out to a vacant building in North Philadelphia after a portion of the structure collapsed Wednesday afternoon.
Philadelphia’s licenses and inspections commissioner, during a tour of a Germantown neighborhood, assured some frustrated homeowners that the city was dealing with ‘nuisance’ properties that bring the whole block down.
City officials denied they’were focusing on the Italian Market as they continued a crackdown on code violations among food purveyors.
A federal grand jury indicts a former Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections employee on extortion charges, alleging he bullied a Fishtown property owner to sell to him.