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The Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center has been activated and is closely monitoring Erika. For any updates about County facilities and services, please visit: http://www.miamidade.gov/emergency
For inspections or fire prevention questions, email:
Emergency Vehicle Zones (Fire Lanes)
The department provides a means for appropriate venues to provide uniform, clear marking of parking zones that enable emergency vehicles immediate and clear access to the structures. Once an authorized emergency vehicle zone is established and the local police department is notified, vehicles parking in these zones can be issued parking citations.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) provides professional fire and rescue services outside of regular duty operations. MDFR's Special Events Bureau coordinates all fire rescue staffing and equipment needs for large-scale events that require life safety protective services.
To ensure and maintain compliance with Life Safety Codes, Fire Prevention Codes and State Standards for the safety and welfare of all employees, residents, visitors, and emergency responders in Miami Dade County, all businesses are required to have an annual inspection and receive a Life Safety Operating Permit.
Responsible for plans review for all of unincorporated Miami-Dade County and the municipalities in our jurisdiction for the following commercial occupancy situations.
Forms & Checklists
See forms and checklists related to permits, fire alarms, and more.
Inspection Routes and Results
If you are a property owner and have an inspection you wish to see the status on, then you are in the right place! All you need to do is enter your permit number and select a date and press the search button.
Life Safety Complaint
To report a possible life safety code violation in a commercial occupancy, please call the MDFR Fire Prevention Division at 786-331-4800, Monday thru Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department, Fire Prevention Division is responsible for the Certificate of Occupancy (CO) Inspections for all commercial buildings whether it is new construction or remodeling of existing construction.
Open Burn Permits
A burn permit is required for all open fires in Miami-Dade County, except cooking fires. Land owners and contractors can apply for a burn permit for land clearing and other farming or agricultural operations.
Request an Appeal
Anyone seeking to appeal a decision by any Fire Marshal in Miami-Dade County must complete the Fire Prevention & Safety Appeals Board Application , and follow the instructions in the application package
Request a Fire Inspection
Use this application to request a fire inspection, complete a SRI request, cancel inspection, view your inspection history or pay inspection fees.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Fri Jun 10, 2016 5:23:53 PM
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