About Us

Miami Neighborhoods

The Planning & Zoning Department provides policy guidance for the 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 Zoning Board, Planning Advisory 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.


To enhance the quality of life in the City of Miami by increasing knowledge of the City and its neighborhoods, maintaining and beautifying urban and residential neighborhoods, promoting sound planning principles and implementing zoning and land use changes that will increase the desirability of the City of Miami as a place to live, work, and visit.

To enhance the quality of service provided to City customers by streamlining and simplifying the various permitting and review processes in order to foster high quality development and facilitate compliance with applicable ordinances.

Planning & Zoning Department
Email: planning@miamigov.com or miamizoning@miamigov.com 

Planning & Zoning Department
444 S.W. 2nd Avenue
3rd Floor
Miami, FL 33130
Office (305) 416-1400
Fax (305) 416-2156

Employment opportunities with the Planning & Zoning Department