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Hurricane Tree Damage

The Environmental Resources Division has put together some helpful tips and resources on how to manage damage to trees from Hurricane Irma.
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NEIGHBORHOOD CONSERVATION DISTRICTS (NCD)

What is an NCD? Click the link below for information on NCD’s as well updates on public workshops.
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ONLINE QUALIFIED CENSUS TRACT (QCT) FORM

Applications for the QCT and Affordable Housing Certification can be initiated online.
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WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT

The City of Miami requires future Waterfront Development to meet codes and standards in addition to those required by Transect Zone. Click the link below for information on codes, standards, review boards and the permitting process for Waterfront Development.
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ART IN PUBLIC PLACES (AIPP)

Looking for information on the City’s Art In Public Places (AIPP) Program? Take a look at the new AIPP webpages, which includes an interactive public art map.
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Know the Sign Code

Visit the sign regulations websites to obtain helpful information on Article 10 of the Miami 21 Zoning code.
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New Zoning Interactive Tool

The new Zoning Interactive Tool features improved functionality. In addition to obtaining the most up-to-date zoning and property information, the new version is mobile friendly, works on all browsers, and has a print tool function. Users will also be able to obtain more property details with the increased layers and information that have been added to the application.
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Zoning Verification Letter

The new Zoning Verification Letter (ZVL) application allows constituents to apply and pay for their Zoning Verification online and receive electronic copies of the letter. Applicants can submit back-up documentation using email. The new online process expedites and improves the processing time for ZVL's.
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Hurricane Tree Damage
The Environmental Resources Division has put together some helpful tips and resources on how to manage damage to trees from Hurricane Irma.  
More Information

Zoning Verification Letter
The new Zoning Verification Letter (ZVL) application allows constituents to apply and pay for their Zoning Verification online and receive electronic copies of the letter.  Applicants can submit back-up documentation using email. The new online process expedites and improves the processing time for ZVL's.  
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Zoning Interactive Tool
The City of Miami's Interactive Zoning Application provides users with a variety of visual layers such as Miami 21 zoning designations, Future Land Use designations, Density Increase Areas, Design Guidelines, Historic Preservation layers, NET Areas, and Commission Districts. The application also provides real estate data as well as applicable zoning regulation information for each property located within city limits.
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MiamiBiz - Certificate of Use System
We are delighted that you have chosen the City of Miami to open or launch your business. There are a few steps you may need to take before engaging with the city’s permitting process in order to obtain your local permits and licenses. Find information regarding the procedure as well as the MiamiBiz application, which allows you to apply for a Certificate of Use and a Business Tax Receipt.
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Building Permit System
Check building permit, plans reviews, and inspections.
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General Maps
The general maps provide conceptual and geographical information of the City of Miami. Here you can find detailed topographical breakdowns of commission and planning districts, zip code maps and boundaries for the Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) and the City of Miami.
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Planning & Zoning Dept
About Planning and Zoning

The Planning & Zoning Department provides policy guidance for future development of the City of Miami by preparing neighborhood plans; administering, interpreting, and preparing amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and the Miami Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan; preparing recommendations to and administering the Planning, Zoning, and Appeals Board, Historic and Environmental Preservation Board, and other hearing boards; and collecting and analyzing demographic, physical, social, and economic data on the City of Miami.

Contact Us

Miami Riverside Center
444 S.W. 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33130

Planning Divisions, 3rd Floor
Phone: (305) 416-1400
Email: planning@miamigov.com

Zoning Division, 4th Floor
Phone: (305) 416-1495
Email: miamizoning@miamigov.com

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Customer Service/Walk-In Hours

Hearing Boards
Monday, Wednesday,
Friday: 8:00 am - 11:30 am
For appointments and to submit an appeal:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Historic Preservation
Permitting Hours - PA, PE, PH permits
Monday, Wednesday,
Friday: 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Closed to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Environmental Resources
Monday
- Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 am
For Walk-Thru Plans Review:
Monday
- Friday: 8:00 am - 11:30 am (list closes at 10 am)

Zoning
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Community Meetings

Historic Preservation 101: Ewanton Heights Community
The Historic Preservation Division is facilitating two neighborhood meetings to educate the Ewanton Heights community on Historic Preservation and what it means to be a locally designated district.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Location:  Armbrister Park, Multipurpose Room
                4000 Grand Avenue
                Miami 33133
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location:  Armbrister Park, Multipurpose Room
                4000 Grand Avenue
                Miami 33133
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Contacts:
Wendy Sczechowicz - WSczechowicz@miamigov.com or 305-416-2034