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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 at the Miami-Dade County Finance Department (see below under Make A Payment) or request an administrative hearing from the Clerk of Courts, Code Enforcement Office. 

Appeals can be made within 20 days from receipt of the citation by filing a request in writing, and maililg it to: Code Enforcement, Clerk of the Courts 111 N. W. 1st Street, Suite 1750, Miami, Florida 33128 or send an email to [email protected].

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

Hearings are conducted by the Miami-Dade County Clerk of Court, Code Enforcement Division, the purpose of which is to give alleged violators the opportunity to contest the Notice of Assessment of Continuing Penalties for the civil violation that has previously been decided.

These hearings are conducted in a quasi-judicial manner with an appointed Hearing Officer assigned to hear the cases.  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, hearings are being conducted through various remote and virtual means, including through the Zoom™ application which will allow members of the public that received a Notice of Assessment of Continuing Penalties to have an electronic hearing to contest the assessment of continuing penalties, rather than appearing at an in-person hearing.  Likewise, other members of the public have also been given the opportunity to observe the hearing through various remote and virtual means, including through the Zoom™ application.

Exhibits for hearing instructions and form

Submit exhibit list and exhibits to [email protected]

Virtual Hearing Opening Statement


Upcoming Hearings 
All hearings are scheduled for Eastern Time (US and Canada). Be sure to Register in advance.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

October 6, 2022, 9:00 AM, Passenger Transportation Regulatory Division

October 12, 2022, 9:00 AM, Animal Services Department

October 17, 2022, 9:00 AM, Animal Services Department

October 18, 2022, 9:00 AM, Wage Theft

October 19, 2022, 10:00 AM, Consumer Protection - RER

October 20, 2022, 9:00 AM, Building and Neighborhood Compliance

October 20, 2022, 9:00 AM, Building - Permit & Neighborhood Compliance

October 27, 2022, 9:00 AM, Solid Waste Manegement

November 1, 2022, 9:00 AM, Airside Aviation Enforcement

November 1, 2022, 9:00 AM, Passenger Transportation Regulatory Division

November 2, 2022, 9:00 AM, Airside Aviation Enforcement

November 2, 2022, 9:00 AM, Passenger Transportation Regulatory Division

November 3, 2022, 9:00 AM, Passenger Transportation Regulatory Division

November 3, 2022, 9:00 AM, Building and Neighborhood Compliance

November 4, 2022, 9:00 AM, Water and Sewer Department - Billing

IF YOU RECEIVED AN ANIMAL SERVICES VIOLATION

If you have received a citation for an animal services violation, 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].

For more information, please visit the Pay a Pet Citation page.

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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