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How to Apply for a Permit

Any owner, authorized agent or contractor who desires to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy or occupant content of a building or structure, or any outside area being used as part of the building's designated occupancy (single or mixed) or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the technical codes, or to cause any such work to be done, must first submit an application and obtain the required permit for the work.

There are updated procedures for obtaining a permit. See updated Construction and Permitting Procedures.

IMPORTANT: This process is solely for properties with folios that start with 30 (unincorporated Miami-Dade County). Check with the Property Appraiser to determine which municipality your property is located in. Each municipality in Miami-Dade County has its own building official who issues building permits for work within that city’s limits.