Apply for UDRB Approval

Does your project require review by the Urban Development Review Board (UDRB)? The following steps will guide you through the process. 

Please be aware that you must already have submitted a permit application before referral to UDRB.

Steps

Review Requirements and Submission Dates

You can view requirements for UDRB submission on the UDRB page.  The UDRB meets the third Wednesday of every Month (except August) at 2:00pm at the City Hall Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Coconut Grove. Meeting times may vary based on agenda requirements. 

You will need ample time to plan around these dates. Submittals to upcoming UDRB meetings are due by 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of every month, except August (no meeting).

Collect Documents for UDRB Application

The applicant shall submit one (1) complete electronic set (signed and sealed). A complete set includes all plans, renderings, photographs and other supporting materials deemed necessary to show all aspects of the proposal subject to be reviewed by the UDRB.

Review the UDRB Checklist

Complete and Submit UDRB Application

Please ensure that your application aligns with the checklist. 

Submit the UDRB Application Form 

Await Response

You will see notes about your UDRB application in your ePlan account (where you applied for your permit) within five business days. The application will show up in 'documents'. 

Once scheduled, you will also receive an email from the UDRB Liaison advising you of your meeting time and details. 

NOTE: The Planning Department reserves the right not to place items on the UDRB agenda if an application is found to be incomplete or if sufficient progress towards addressing provided comments has not been achieved.

Pay Fees

You'll receive an invoice for $150 from the Planning Department. Proof of payment must be uploaded to Project Dox prior to UDRB meeting.

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Attend Meeting

The project architect or designee shall be present at the time of the meeting and prepared to respond to technical questions regarding the project being submitted. Following consideration of the item, the UDRB will vote to recommend approval, approval with conditions, or disapproval. 

After the Meeting

The UDRB Liaison will prepare minutes of the meeting and upload to ePlan the resolution of the UDRB.