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Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources closing Permitting and Inspection Center for 14 days

MIAMI ( March 24, 2020 )

The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER) will close its Permitting and Inspection Center (PIC) located at 11805 SW 26 Street for 14 days, effective March 25, 2020.

The department has learned that three PIC employees have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to four. RER is working closely with the Florida Department of Health (DOH) and following their recommendations. All PIC employees have been informed and instructed to self-isolate and self-monitor for 14 days.

All inspections scheduled for tomorrow are canceled, except for new construction inspections by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s New Construction Bureau.

During the closure, online services will be available.  

Further, staff will be available at the following emails:

Board and Code Administration: General inquiries: [email protected] or [email protected]. Board Administration: [email protected]; Contractor Licensing: [email protected]; and Product Control: [email protected].

Code Compliance: Lien services: [email protected]; building support (unsafe structures, work without permits, contractor enforcement): [email protected] or [email protected].

Construction Permitting and Building Code: General inquiries: [email protected]. For  subsidiary permits  or permits requiring no plan review, e-mail the application to [email protected].

Department of Health: new construction or repair of septic tank systems, call 305 623-3500.

As this is a fluid and evolving situation, service updates will be announced as decisions are made. RER is also working with DOH to implement a new service plan when the PIC reopens in two weeks.

Individuals in Miami-Dade County who believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should call the Florida Department of Health at 305-324-2400. If you have a medical provider, call them. If traveling to a medical office or facility, call ahead. For questions about COVID-19 in Florida, please call the Florida Department of Health at 1-866-779-6121. For a medical emergency, call 911.

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