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Learn about incentives for building workforce housing at monthly workshops

The Miami-Dade County Workforce Housing Development Program provides density bonuses and other incentives for the development of workforce housing. Attend one of the monthly workshops to learn more.

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New GIS map provides data on surface water and groundwater quality

The Surface and Groundwater Quality Viewer provides data from long-term surface water and groundwater quality monitoring programs conducted county-wide by the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Division of Environmental Resources Management (DERM).

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Complimentary permitting assistance for small businesses and homeowners

The Small Business and Homeowner Assistance Team helps you to navigate the permitting process at no additional cost.

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Disclosures needed when buying or selling a residential property

If you are buying or selling a residential property in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, learn about required disclosures and use our online services to help you find permitting and code compliance information for properties.

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The Environmental Quality Control Board is seeking volunteer members

Environmental Quality Control Board (EQCB) members help their community by making decisions on applications requesting variances and extensions of time from the environmental regulations of Miami-Dade County.

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Share your feedback on the Interim Site Assessment Guidance for former agricultural sites

The Interim Guidance streamlines the DERM Environmental Monitoring and Restoration Division review process for any land use change from a former bona fide agricultural land use to other non bona fide agricultural use, including residential.

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Help the County revise its roadway impact fee structure

Miami-Dade County collects impacts fees from developers to help meet the additional demands for infrastructure and services that their development will generate.

Volunteer to restore endangered lands

Help clean environmentally-endangered lands and bring them back to life. Collectively, we can make Miami-Dade County greener.

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To enable sustainable economic growth through smart regulatory strategies and business expansion efforts.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Enforcement of building codes and zoning regulations. Issuing of contractor licenses and approvals of construction materials and products. Protection of environmental and historic resources.
  • Review of land development and construction permit applications for compliance with applicable building, zoning, environmental and public works codes, and with the County's Comprehensive Development Master Plan.
  • Promotion of fair competition through consumer protection efforts (licensing, enforcement and mediation), and consumer education efforts focused on youth and families.
  • Development and implementation of economic development strategies for the County overall as well as sector-specific initiatives in the agricultural, entertainment and trade industries.
  • Economic research, land use planning and resilience initiatives to enable sound economic development and policies.