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Short Term Events - Special Requirements for Christmas Trees
- Christmas tree sales can only be conducted on properties zoned BU (Business District).
- Application for the building permit must be submitted at least fourteen days prior to the date the Christmas tree sales will commence.
- Written approval from Miami-Dade Health Department at 1725 NW 167th Street, 305-623-3500.
- Executed agreement between the property owner and the Christmas tree retailer, giving permission to use the property for the sale of Christmas trees and the dates of operation.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department (MDFR)
- The following must be provided in order to comply with the Florida Fire Prevention Code:
- Fire Extinguishers in accordance with NFPA 10 shall be provided.
- Certificate of Fire Resistance identifying tents meets NFPA 701 standards must be submitted for each tent.
- No parking within 10 feet except upon a public street.
- "No Smoking" signs.
- There shall be a minimum of 12 feet between stake lines (multiple tents).
- No unauthorized open flames permitted in tents.
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