Organizations and Services

Listed below is service and contact information for public and private agencies that assist businesses and developers.

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Title Description
2007 Planning Study for South Street West

In 2007, PennDesign students conducted a planning study on the South Street West commercial corridor and identified a series of goals and recommendations for potential development.

Storefront Improvement Program

Read the City's guidelines on participating in the Storefront Improvement rebate program.


The City's Greenworks Rebate Program provides up to a $10,000 rebate for energy efficiency improvements above 20%. 

PECO Smart Ideas Program

Take advantage of rebates for businesses for more efficient equipment and other upgrades.

Recycling Plans

Every business needs to submit a recycling plan to the Streets Department online.  Here is the overview including a link to submit your plan.

Tax Information

The resources below can help you plan for and pay your local, state, and federal taxes.

Small Business Development Centers

The organizations listed below provide assistance for small businesses in our area.

Resources for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

The resources listed below are specifically geared toward assisting minority- and women-owned businesses.

Legal Clinics

A number of organizations in the Philadelphia region assist small business owners with legal services.

Import/Export Information

For more information on import/export regulations and services in the Philadelphia area, check these resources.

Demographics & Market Research

For research to support your business plan, check these helpful resources.

Business Planning Assistance

Other organizations assist with business planning and development services.

Philadelphia City Offices

The city offices listed here can help small business owners in Philadelphia connect with resources or comply with City regulations.