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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 multi-media and multi-lingual educational campaign for residents, business owners, tourists, and students to highlight how daily individual actions can impact the bay.

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King Tides normally occur a few times per year and often cause nuisance flooding in coastal and low-lying areas.

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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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The third and final Adopt-a-Tree event of the season will take place Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Dennis C. Moss Cultural Arts Center, located at 10950 SW 211 Street in Cutler Bay.

The ordinance has specific rules for when, how much and where you can fertilize, how grass clippings and vegetative matter are to be handled, and what training is required for your business.

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  • Enforcement of building codes and zoning regulations. Issuing of contractor licenses and approvals of construction materials and products. Protection of environmental and historic resources
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