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In order to establish a Group Home/Adult Living Facility (ALF) or a Low-THC/Medical Cannabis dispensing facility in the unincorporated areas of Miami‐Dade County, owners or operators will need to submit an application with a certified survey to confirm that the proposed application meets the spacing requirements specified in the Miami-Dade County Zoning Code. If the requirements are met, the proposed site will be reserved for 6-months in order to enable the applicant to complete the State of Florida licensing approval and other Code requirements.
Group Home or Adult Living Facility (ALF) spacing reservation
Spacing Requirement: No other Group home/adult living facility shall be located within 1,000 feet radius of the proposed site.
Low-THC / Medical Cannabis dispensing facility spacing reservation
Spacing Requirement: the proposed site shall not be located within:
- 1 mile from any other low-THC or medical cannabis dispensing facility.
- 1,000 feet of any child care facility, preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, junior high school, or religious facility.
- 500 feet of any properties in an EU or RU Zoning District (except for RU-5A), or any area designated R in an Urban Center or Urban Area District.
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