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Please Note: All new permit applications are to be completed digitally, through the new ePlan service. If you need in-person help with this, you can go to Miami Riverside Center - 444 SW 2nd Ave. There are help desks on the first and fourth floors.
Do you need a permit to build or remodel in the City of Miami?
See all of the City's services that are affected by our new Electronic Plan Review System, launching 10/1/18. This page is a work in a progress, more to come!
Are you looking to kick-off a major development project or renovate the interior of your residence? Or maybe you would like to expand your restaurant? This page gives general guidelines to the City's permitting process.
A collection of services and information related to zoning questions and answers.
Appeal a warrant or exception, request a hearing, view the rezoning hearing schedule and more. This refers to appeals and hearing requests that can be made in relation to planning, building, and zoning permits and services.
All of the services that pertain to historic properties, specifically.
Directions and forms for the various business & home inspections required in the City and beyond.
Do you need to see the full history of a permit? The City of Miami offers that as an online service.
Are you buying or renovating a property? The City keeps records of all permits and plans on any property, so that buyers and owners may be informed of a building's history.
Are you applying for a building permit and need the base building line marked on your survey? The City establishes base building lines to create sufficient space for traffic, lighting, safe transportation and emergencies.
Did you receive a notification stating your building is due for recertification? The City re-certifies structures 40 years or older to ensure they are safe for continued use, as per the Miami-Dade County Code.
Are you purchasing a property and want to see if any liens and/or violations exist on it? The City of Miami makes this information public and easy to access through a lien search.
Are you planting, trimming, and and/or removing a tree(s) in the City of Miami and unsure what permit you need? These pages will help you determine the correct permit you need, and walk you through the appropriate steps in order to obtain it.
Are you applying for a building permit, and the plan review says you need to obtain a right-of-way dedication?
Are you opening/recently purchased a restaurant, and would like to offer sidewalk seating?
This forms library will eventually include most of the forms necessary for all permitting projects, right now this is a list of special permit forms needed.
From Section 10-4. of the City of Miami Ordinance, this is the Building permit fee schedule.
When a building project is close to completion and you want to gain early occupancy, you can apply for a TCO/TCC.
Warrants and Waivers are special permits issued by The City. This page directs you to the currently issued warrants and waivers.
The purpose of the Structural Peer Review is to provide independent verification that the structural design of the Structure* is in general conformance with the requirements of the Florida Building Code, and all related structural codes and technical standards.
Do you need to update, change, or add a contractor to your building permit? This may apply to an application in-progress or a pulled permit.
Qualifiers for contractors.
Have you recently finished a remodeling or alterations project to your home or workspace? The City of Miami issues a CO/CC to certify that a building has been completed in compliance with code.