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  • The Permitting and Inspection Center (PIC) has moved to a virtual service model and is closed to the general public. Get details on temporary permit procedures and related services.
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Street flooded by water

King Tides normally occur a few times per year and often cause nuisance flooding in coastal and low-lying areas.

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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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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 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.

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

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About Us

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.