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The Office of Historic Preservation is conducting a Goulds Heritage Survey to uplift the voice of the community by recognizing the places, events and people that have shaped the Goulds community and are reflective of its diverse heritage and historic significance.

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

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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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Builders and contractors need to take note of Miami-Dade County’s amended noise ordinance, affecting work done at or near residences in unincorporated parts of the county. 

APA Best EDI Workplace Award

The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources’ Planning Division wins Best Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Workplace award for 2023, presented by the American Planning Association (APA), Florida Chapter.

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The Biscayne Bay Friendly campaign is an overarching multimedia and multilingual educational campaign for residents, business owners, tourists and students to highlight how daily individual actions can impact the bay.

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If you’re a contractor working in Miami-Dade County under a specialty license, House Bill 1383 may affect the way you acquire a license in Miami-Dade County. Learn more about the new law and how it may impact you.

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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