Miami-Dade County has rules that regulate many items, including zoning standards, graffiti and environmental nuisances. These laws assist in keeping neighborhoods throughout Miami-Dade County safe and enjoyable for all of their residents.
The Minimum Housing Code is a Miami-Dade County law that requires all houses and apartments to be maintained in a safe and sanitary condition and to contain certain basic equipment. The Neighborhood Regulations Division of the Miami-Dade County Building & Neighborhood Compliance Department is responsible for enforcing the Minimum Housing Code.
There are currently 33 Building Officials certified by the Board of Rules and Appeals. Meetings of these Building Officials are conducted each month by Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs and serve as a forum for maintaining open communication between Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs and the various Miami-Dade County Building Departments.
Interpretations of the building code may be appealed to the Board of Rules and Appeals, or the Environmental Quality Control Board for the environmental code
Access important links to Miami-Dade County ordinances, resolutions and State of Florida Statutes.
Commercial Regulation rules help Miami-Dade County maintain the safety and vitality of its local business and shopping areas. They apply to all business, commercial and industrial property. Enforcement is done on complaint basis.
Miami-Dade County has rules that regulate many items, including zoning standards, graffiti, and environmental nuisances. These laws assist in keeping neighborhoods throughout Miami-Dade County safe and enjoyable for all of their residents. Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs' job is to enforce many of these regulations.
All fixed signs or inside signs that can be seen from the street require a permit before they are erected. Signs require a Zoning Improvement Permit (ZIP) and possible building permit. Other regulations restrict event signs, signs in the right-of-way, and on private property or vehicles.
Violations Research Services
The Permitting, Environment and Regulatory Affairs Lien Section is responsible for the recovery of fines and fees expended due to the enforcement of the Miami-Dade County Code. The philosophy of the County is to recover enforcement costs from the property owners with violations. The goal of the section is to encourage properties with violations to achieve compliance.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:51:54 AM
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