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Industrial Facilities (IW6) Permit
What is the Industrial Facilities (IW6) Permit used for?
The Industrial Facilities (IW6) permit is used to regulate facilities within the environmentally sensitivity Wellfield Protection areas. The permit provides operating conditions and requirements as well as guidance for the operator.
It is necessary to protect both the public and the environment from the consequences of improper storage, generations, disposal or handling of hazardous material and hazardous waste.
How to Apply
- If located within any city or municipality, a municipal Occupational License and/or a Certificate of Use (CU) from the city is generally required prior to accepting an application for operating permit.
- In unincorporated areas of the county, a valid Certificate of Use (CU), or approved CU application must be submitted.
You can apply for a Certificate of Use and Occupancy with Miami-Dade County located at 11805 SW 26 Street. If your facility is located within a municipality, apply at their Occupational License Office.
In order to apply for the Industrial Facilities (IW6) operating permit (once all the above certificates and licenses are acquired) bring:
- a copy of your water and sewer bill,
- Certificate of Use and/or Occupational License
to the Office of Plan Review Services or directly to the Industrial Facilities Section located at the Overtown Transit Village building in Downtown Miami.
It is suggested that other municipal, county, State and Federal Agencies also be consulted to determine which additional permits must be obtained from those agencies.
Depending on your situation, you may need one or more of the above-mentioned permits. Additionally, there may be instances when a permit that is not listed here is required. We encourage you to call 305-372-6600 to discuss your particular case or to receive additional information.
A completed application that is submitted in person is generally reviewed and an answer provided in a matter of minutes. The actual Operating Permit that must be posted at the facility is usually mailed within 30 days of receiving the complete application and obtained approval.
The permit fees are based on the type of facility and factors such as holding tank capacity, volume of industrial discharges and whether the facility discharges to the ground or sanitary sewers. Please see the Fee Schedule.
The IW6 permit calendar year runs from November 1st through October 31st of the following year. Permit renewal forms are sent to the facility operators a minimum of 60 days prior to the expiration of the permit.
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