When do I need a sidewalk construction/repair permit?
You need this permit anytime you’re doing sidewalk construction/repair in the right-of-way.
When do I need to repair my sidewalk?
You need to repair your sidewalk anytime when it is in dangerous conditions or when the owner/occupant is notified by Public Works.
How long does it take to issue a permit?
The permit will be issued within three business days of the application receipt if there are no comments to the engineering plans.
Is there a permit fee for this permit?
The sidewalk repair fee is $58.00 and $1.15 per additional lineal foot. Sidewalk construction fee is $115.00 for up to 50 LF and $2.30 per additional lineal foot.
What are the standards for sidewalk construction and where can I find them?
The details for sidewalk construction are in the City of Miami Engineering Standards 35-85-22 and you can find them on the city’s website.
Is this permit conditional to another permit?
Yes, you also need a Right-of-Way Closure Permit.
Do I need signed and sealed plans?
The plans have to be signed and sealed by a Professional Engineer registered in the State of Florida.