Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources

Plan Status and Application Submittal Portal

Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS) Notice

On July 7, 2022, the Board adopted Ordinance No. 22-83, which institutes more rigorous standards for new and replacement onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems (OSTDS) commonly referred to as "septic tanks" or "septic systems." Ordinance No. 22-83 provided that the requirements governing the type of OSTDS to be installed would not become effective until January 1, 2023. This period allows for proper planning and transitioning by property owners, engineers, contractors, and the OSTDS industry to the new standards. Until that date, building permit applications that have already been approved by DERM to be served by septic tanks may include septic models under the existing standard. In keeping with the educational campaign mandated by Ordinance No. 22-83, development applicants are being advised that no building permits will be issued after January 1, 2023 for septic systems that do not conform to the advanced treatment standards adopted via Ordinance No. 22-83. Hence, development applications (including plats) for parcels served by septic tanks that have not obtained building permits by January 1, 2023, will be required to conform to the advanced treatment standards adopted via Ordinance No. 22-83, regardless of when such applications have been submitted.

Search Status of Applications and Plans

Search a tracking, application, permit or invoice number(such as C, M, N, TREE and UP process numbers).

Use the Advanced Search feature to look for an application by address or folio number. Please note that the search results will be limited only to applications that require plan review. To search for all permits/applications by address or folio please visit the Building Permit Selection Menu.

Register an Account


Registering an account with offers added benefits such as:

  • Access to My Applications page that lists your current and previous submissions.
  • Easily locate and track the status of your submissions.
  • Pre-populate submissions with contact information from registered account.
  • Allows you to submit reworks to a UP number.

Building Permit-Related Applications and Plans Submissions

For submittals processed at the Miami-Dade Permitting and Inspection Center or Overtown Transit Village 2nd Floor: new building-related permit applications, plans, corrections, revisions, extensions, re-issuances, subsidiary permits, change of contractor.

Includes municipal building permit plan reviews that require County approvals (i.e.DERM, WASD, FIRE, etc.).

DERM Program and Permit Review Submissions

For submittals that require DERM program or permit review such as Class I-VI permits, EQCB applications and more.

Not to be used for municipal building permit plan reviews that require County approvals (i.e. DERM, WASD, FIRE, etc.).

Apply for a Municipal or Unincorporated Certificate of Use

Submit to apply for a Certificate of Use (CU) for an unincorporated Miami-Dade County business or submit to apply for Miami-Dade County review/approval of a Municipal Certificate of Use.

Prior to opening a business in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, a Certificate of Use must be obtained. In addition, before the establishment of a business at a location within a municipality, an Approval of Municipal Application for Certificate of Use must be obtained. A CU is also required when an industrial or commercial building is erected, altered, enlarged, or an existing building goes through a change of occupancy, name, or type of business.

Starting a business without obtaining a CU may result in fines to both the business owner as well as the property owner.

Building Recertification Record Submission

Use this feature for Miami-Dade County Building Recertification Record Submissions for buildings that are 25 years or older.

This process is specific for buildings under the jurisdiction of Unincorporated Miami-Dade County.

Tree Removal Permit Application and Document Submission

Use this feature for Miami-Dade County reviews and approvals of tree removal permits within Miami-Dade County for trees not specifically exempt under Chapter 24-49 of the Miami-Dade County Code.

This process includes reviews from the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Division of Environmental Resource Management (DERM).

Community Association Registration

Use this feature for Miami-Dade County registration of Community Associations defined as condominium, cooperative and homeowners’ associations, that govern real property in Miami-Dade County not specifically exempt under Chapter 17D of the Code of the Miami-Dade County.