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Miami-Dade County Clerk of the CourtsHarvey Ruvin

Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement Office is a quasi-judicial process which assists in expediting hearings requested by individuals cited by County Code Inspectors for violations of County Ordinances.

If you received a code enforcement violation, you can pay the fine or request an appeal hearing.

You must pay the civil penalty indicated on the notice and correct the violation within the time specified on the notice (if applicable). You may receive additional penalties if the payment is not made in time or if the correction was not recorded.

Make a Payment

To make a payment, please contact the Miami-Dade County Finance Department.

Pay by Mail
Miami-Dade County Finance Department
2525 NW 62 Street, Suite 4132A,
Miami, Fl 33147

Pay by Phone
786 469-2900

REQUEST AN ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING

Request an administrative hearing in writing, within the time specified on the civil violation notice, and mail to the following address:

Code Enforcement, Clerk of the Courts
111 NW. 1st. Street, Suite 17-50
Miami, Florida 33128

Or send an email to COCCEA[email protected]

If you received an animal services violation

If you have received a citation in error, you may notify Animal Services by email at [email protected]. Be sure to include the citation number, a copy of the rabies vaccination certificate and proof of license tag.

If you are no longer the pet's owner, you may also notify Animal Services by email at  [email protected].

If you’d like to speak with someone please call 311.

Related Fees

  • Fee covering administrative cost of appeal hearing, if guilty - $75 
  • Fee per citation in each videotape duplicated - $10

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