There are currently 33 Building Officials certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals.
According to FloridaStatute 468 the term Building Official means any of those employees of municipal or county governments with building construction regulation responsibilities who are charged with the responsibility for direct regulatory administration or supervision of plan review, enforcement, or inspection of building construction, erection, repair, addition, remodeling, demolition, or alteration projects that require permitting indicating compliance with the various construction codes.
Chapter 8 Article II of the Code of Miami-Dade County contains additional information regarding the powers, duties, qualifications and appointment of Building Officials.
Building Officials Meeting
These meetings are conducted each month by Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs and serve as a forum for maintaining open communication between the County and the various municipal Building Departments.
Advisory Memos, Disciplinary Action Reports and Interpretaions of the Building Code are listed under Notices, along with curret topics of interest.
Certification of Code Enforcement Personnel
In addition to possessing the appropriate certification from the State of Florida, all Building Officials, Plans Examiners and Inspectors must also be locally certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals (BORA).
Formalized classes designed solely for BORA certified Building Officials, Plans Examiners and Inspectors and are presented in Sessions that are conducted during three different weeks of the year allowing scheduling flexibility for building departments. The variety of training opportunities allows BORA certified personnel the ability to obtain the necessary 16 hours of continuing education needed for annual recertification
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