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Find recertification and code violations cases online

Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources is introducing a new tool for the general public to search online for 40-year recertification cases.

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Here comes the rain again; don’t use fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorus

With Miami-Dade County entering into the rainy season, the use of fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorus is prohibited from May 15 through Oct. 31.

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The Environmental Quality Control Board is seeking volunteer members

Miami-Dade County is currently seeking interested candidates to be considered for appointment by the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners (BCC). Interested candidates can submit their resume by July 30.

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Sign up for updates on active zoning hearing applications

The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources has launched a new Active Zoning Hearings Notification System, which allows the public to subscribe to receive electronic updates on the status of zoning applications.

Climate Action Strategy draft and Biscayne Bay Report Card released

On Earth Day, Miami-Dade County released the Climate Action Strategy draft report and 2021 Biscayne Bay Report Card, important efforts to address our community’s environment and future.

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So many ways to celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with different events happening in and around Miami-Dade County throughout the month of April.

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Read comments on County’s draft Urban Expansion Area Report

The Draft Urban Expansion Area Report responds to CDMP Policy LU-8J, which was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on July 22, 2020. The comment period has closed. View submitted comments.

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Learn about incentives for building workforce housing at monthly workshops

The Miami-Dade County Workforce Housing Development Program provides density bonuses and other incentives for the development of workforce housing. Attend one of the monthly workshops to learn more.

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New GIS map provides data on surface water and groundwater quality

The Surface and Groundwater Quality Viewer provides data from long-term surface water and groundwater quality monitoring programs conducted county-wide by the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Division of Environmental Resources Management (DERM).

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Complimentary permitting assistance for small businesses and homeowners

The Small Business and Homeowner Assistance Team helps you to navigate the permitting process at no additional cost.

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Disclosures needed when buying or selling a residential property

If you are buying or selling a residential property in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, learn about required disclosures and use our online services to help you find permitting and code compliance information for properties.

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Help the County revise its roadway impact fee structure

Miami-Dade County collects impacts fees from developers to help meet the additional demands for infrastructure and services that their development will generate.

Volunteer to restore endangered lands

Help clean environmentally-endangered lands and bring them back to life. Collectively, we can make Miami-Dade County greener.

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To enable sustainable economic growth through smart regulatory strategies and business expansion efforts.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Enforcement of building codes and zoning regulations. Issuing of contractor licenses and approvals of construction materials and products. Protection of environmental and historic resources.
  • Review of land development and construction permit applications for compliance with applicable building, zoning, environmental and public works codes, and with the County's Comprehensive Development Master Plan.
  • Promotion of fair competition through consumer protection efforts (licensing, enforcement and mediation), and consumer education efforts focused on youth and families.
  • Development and implementation of economic development strategies for the County overall as well as sector-specific initiatives in the agricultural, entertainment and trade industries.
  • Economic research, land use planning and resilience initiatives to enable sound economic development and policies.