Proper permits are required for any marine-related construction.
This program issues annual operating permits for all commercial boat docking facilities, all water front boat storage facilities with 10 or more spaces, and all recreational boat docking facilities with a total of 10 or more spaces. For more information, call the Coastal Resources Section at 305-372-6575.
Mangroves act as buffers from hurricanes and help prevent beach and soil erosion. They are also breeding and nursery grounds for marine organisms, including shrimp, crab and fish species. Trimming mangroves can have an adverse impact on the health of the surrounding ecosystem. Therefore, most mangrove trimming or alteration projects within Miami-Dade County require a Class I Permit.
Coastal Wetlands Construction
Human activities in the coastal areas of Miami-Dade County affect coastal resources. Section 24-48 of the Code of Miami-Dade County provides for the protection of these resources by requiring that a Class I Permit be obtained for all work in, on, over, or upon the tidal waters or coastal wetlands of Miami-Dade County, including areas within a municipality.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Fri Sep 6, 2013 10:44:28 AM
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