Last Week’s Top Questions


It’s a new week and you probably have new questions for Philly311. But what if your question is one of our FAQs? Here’s a list of our top questions from last week. Maybe we can save you a call.

Questions relating to court hours, probation, parole, and contacting judges

If you were to call Philly311 for any of the above reasons, an agent would direct your call to the Criminal Justice Center. The CJC can be reached directly at 215.683.7004.

Questions relating to the Homestead Exemption application

Philadelphia’s Homestead Exemption application deadline was 11/15. This city is still accepting applications; however, if your application is submitted after the deadline, the city cannot guarantee your inclusion in changes made for the 2014 tax year.

There is more information on the Philadelphia Homestead Exemption on the city’s homepage at There are applications in the Phill311 Walk-In Center as well as the drop box for completed applications.

Questions relating to businesses or contractor statuses and information

Philly311 agents are able to check the statuses of licenses as well as answer a number of questions relating to your specific need/interaction with Philadelphia’s Licenses and Inspections. L&I’s website is also a great resource for information at

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