City Temporarily Amends Unsafe Structure Services

Published on April 06, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Effective immediately, and consistent with the City of Miami's Emergency Declaration related to COVID-19, the City of Miami Building Department will be temporarily amending its permitting services as follows:

  • 40- and 50-Year Recertification Reports submittal deadline will be extended from April 30th, 2020 to November 30th, 2020.
  • The Building Department will not automatically generate violations on delinquent 40- and 50-Year recertification properties until after December 1st, 2020.
  • The City of Miami Unsafe Structures will continue processing 40- and 50-Year Recertification report submitted in PDF format to Rosa Bermudez Unless the report is electronically signed and sealed, the original copy shall be mailed to the Unsafe Structures Section 444 SW 2 Av. 4th floor Miami Florida, 33130.
  • All pages of the report must contain the signature and seal of the architect or engineer of Record, except for electronically signed and sealed reports.
  • Email must include contact information and email address of person to send the processing fee invoice for payment.
  • For questions regarding the 40- and 50-year recertifications, please contact Rosa Bermudez at or call 786-774-0799.
  • All work associated with the 40- and 50-year recertifications must be conducted in strict compliance with the COVID-19 Emergency Orders.

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