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Request Environmental Public Records

Records we keep include inspection reports, permit records, enforcement actions, contamination records, environmental monitoring records, contract records and project information.

  • Basic Environmental Records

    This online library includes:

    • Elevation Certificates
    • Forestland Tree Permits
    • One Time Permits
    • Permitted Facilities

    You can search for these types of records by putting in the specific search criteria. There is an instructional video available if you need additional help.

  • Environmental Permits

    These permits are available online:

    • Marine Facilities Operating Permits (MOP)
    • Grease Discharge Operating Permits (GDO)
    • Domestic Wastewater Operating Permits (DWO)
    • Wetlands Permits Class IV (CLIV)
    • Coastal Permits Class I (CLI)
    • Environmental Quality Control Board (EQCB)
    • Environmental Quality Control Board - Zoning Related (Zoning)
    • Air Emissions (AP)
    • Stratospheric Ozone Protection (APCF)
    • Vapor Recovery System Permit (APVR)
    • Asbestos (ASB)
    • Construction Air Permit (CAP)
    • Airports and Contracts (ARP)
    • Environmental Contracts (ENC)
    • Hazardous Waste Remediation (HWR)
    • Storage Tanks (UT)

    You can search for these records with Facility Name, Case Number, Folio or address.

  • Environmental Considerations Map

    Prior to buying or building on a property, you can search this database to see any potential environmental impacts that you may need to consider.

    Just put in the property address, intersection or landmark to search.

  • File Transfer Protocol

    Certain frequently-requested lists are available in spreadsheet format at our File Transfer Protocol (FTP) site. These include lists of permitted facilities, contaminated sites and enforcement cases.

    Just select Public Reports to be taken to the full site.

     

  • Reviewing records in person

    Most environmental public records can be viewed at the main office located at the Overtown Transit Village North.

    To review a record at the main office, you should schedule an appointment.

    Scheduling an appointment will allow staff adequate time to research and retrieve the records for your request and have them available for you at your scheduled time. If you wish to review a record without an appointment, there may be a wait depending on the availability of the record and the number of customers requesting documents at the time.

    For us to locate a record, you will need to provide one or more of the following:

    • Facility or location name
    • street address
    • folio number
    • Miami-Dade County or Florida Department of Environmental Protection permit number
    • file number
    • facility ID number
  • Fees

    Fees for copies of public records are established by Florida's Public Records law.

    • Single-sided pages - 15 cents each.
    • Double-sided pages - 20 cents each.
    • Certified Copies - $1 per page.
    • Copies of pre-printed reports and other materials will be charged at the per copy cost billed to the department.

    Requests requiring research or processing time of more than 20 minutes will also have a service charge based on the cost of labor of the staff providing the service.

  • Regulation & Compliance

    Public Records

    Under state law, all government records “Shall be open for personal inspection by any person.” Citation - Chapter 119

    Fees Charged to the Public for Examining and Duplicating Records

    This Administrative Order provides guidelines on service fees and the procedure for departments to establish service fee rates. Citation - AO 4-48

    Records Management Program

    This Administrative Order outlines the procedures and responsibilities for record inventories, retention schedules, storage and filing. Citation - AO 7-24

    Emails are public records

    If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send us electronic mail. Citation - Florida Statute 668.6076

Phone Number(s)

Email / Mail

Locations and Hours

  • Overtown Transit Village North

    701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136
    Suite 300
    305-372-6718
    Monday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Wednesday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Regulatory and Economic Resources
Jack Osterholt, Deputy Mayor

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33128
786-315-2000786-315-2000

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