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Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Countywide and Special Studies

Countywide studies addressing specific issues relating to land use, public services, environmental, and related planning issues, and preparation of "functional" plans addressing such issues are conducted by the Long Range Planning Unit.

Board of County Commissioners Redistricting

Miami-Dade County is in the process of updating the Commission District boundaries to comply with applicable federal, state and local redistricting requirements. A Citizens Redistricting Advisory Board was empaneled to assist the Board of County Commissioners in drafting a redistricting plan that meets applicable federal, state and local redistricting criteria. 

Large Area Studies

Includes studies and maps that feature:

  • An Agriculture & Rural Area study
  • Vacant land and conservation maps
  • The Rock Mining Overlap Map

Small Area Studies and Plans

Miami-Dade County's small area studies seek to develop the community's vision for its growth and future development

Corridor Studies

Read studies produced of key business and industrial corridors in Miami-Dade County.

Agriculture and Rural Area Study

The Study Area includes all land that is: (1.) planned for Agricultural use in Miami-Dade County’s Comprehensive Development Land Use Plan; (2.) zoned AU (Agricultural Use); (3.) has an agricultural property tax exemption, or is; (4.) currently in agricultural use.

Urban Design Manual

The Urban Design Manual provides criteria to be used by designers, developers and County staff, all of whom are responsible for aspects of physical development in the County.   

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South Dade Economic Study

The South Miami-Dade County regional economy is notably diverse. This Strategic Economic Development Plan for South Dade capitalizes on this diversity by outlining strategies to grow business activity, investment and good-paying jobs in the region.




GreenPrint: Our Design for a Sustainable Future addresses Miami-Dade County's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, address climate change and promote a sustainable way of living.



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