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Consumer Protection

The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Consumer Protection Division, will celebrate National Consumer Protection Week with a series of free community events. Join one and learn about consumer rights and the many related services available to Miami-Dade County residents. 

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Starting in 2023, Miami-Dade County’s new Ordinance for Registration of Community Associations requires condo associations, cooperative associations, and homeowners’ associations (HOAs) to register yearly with RER’s Consumer Protection Division. Learn about these new requirements at any of the scheduled virtual community meetings.

The Office of Historic Preservation is conducting a Historic Heritage Survey, a comprehensive review of historic locations and buildings from 1941 to 1981. This is your chance to share with us the places and structures from that era that are important to you or your community

Miami-Dade County's Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program needs your help to restore environmentally sensitive lands in Miami-Dade County.

A new ordinance regarding requirements for new and replacement septic systems, also known as On-Site Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS) is now in place.

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Stay alert while you are out shopping. Here are some safety tips to keep you and your belongings from harm.

Qualifying residents can receive rental payment assistance to help their families who endured financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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
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