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Building Code Amnesty Program

Residents of Unincorporated Miami-Dade County may benefit from an Amnesty Lien Settlement
if faced with civil penalties and liens for Building Code violations (Expired Permit violations, Work
Without Permit violations). For additional information, pertaining to this settlement option and
criteria, contact Lien Services for assistance.

Conditions that apply

  • Amnesty only applies to primary owners of a residential property and does not apply to
    properties owned by financial institutions or commercial/industrial properties.
  • A permit with a final inspection approval to bring the structure into compliance with the
    Building Code.
  • All costs related to prior enforcement in connection with the structure, as documented
    by the Regulatory and Economic Resources Department shall be satisfied in full (these
    may include inspections, photographs, research, recordation, and enforcement recovery
    fee.)
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How to apply

The homeowner must:

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Where to submit

  • You may email your application to: [email protected] 
  • Or in-person at:
    Miami-Dade County Permitting and Inspection Center
    11805 SW 26 Street
    Suite 230 Lien Collection Unit
    Miami, FL 33175
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For more information

For general information, call 786-315-2777 or email [email protected] 

For permitting information, call 786-315-2100 or email [email protected] 

For residential homeowners, contact the Homeowner Assistance Team at 786-315-2388 or email
[email protected]. This service is offered to individuals who will be pulling Owner-Builder
permits.

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