Philadelphia: Construction and the Intersection with Gov. Wolf’s Shut Down of Physical Locations of “Non-Life Sustaining” Businesses Announcement

As you likely know, Governor Wolf of PA has issued a closure order for “non-life sustaining” businesses. There is a list online of the life sustaining businesses. All “non-life sustaining” businesses were required to close their physical locations as of Thursday at 8 PM. This Order was modified this morning, March 21, with a few changes to the list of businesses that qualify as “life sustaining” and a change to the process of requesting a waiver.

In response to Governor Wolf’s order, which includes construction in “non-life supporting” business column and which has shut down construction sites in Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections offered guidance.

To read the full text of this blog post by Duane Morris partner Brad Molotsky, please visit the Duane Morris Opportunity Zones Blog.