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Miami-Dade County Web Page - The official web site of Miami-Dade County.

Department of Housing and Community Development - The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) administers Federal and State funding that supports the development of viable urban neighborhoods in Miami-Dade County characterized by decent housing, expansion of economic opportunities and the preservation of historic properties.

Miami-Dade Small Business Development - The Miami-Dade County, Department of Small Business Development (SBD) works to increase the participation of small businesses on County contracts. The department coordinates and implements various small business programs to provide business opportunities and technical assistance to aid these firms in their growth and contribution to South Florida’s economy.

Miami-Dade County BUILDIT - The new Building and Neighborhood Compliance Department (BNC), a "one stop shop of permitting and code enforcement services" related to buildings and neighborhood regulations.

Miami-Dade County Health Department - Regulates selected food service facilities; migrant labor camps; group care facilities; biomedical waste generators, storage facilities, and transporters; tanning facilities; and indoor air quality including Florida Indoor Clean Air Act (FICAA); and mobile home and recreational vehicle parks.

Miami-Dade County Department of Public Works - For information on traffic signals and signs. Developers can obtain information on bonds, plat applications and Plat Committee results. Learn about the benefits of the People's Transportation Plan and how Public Works is involved.

Miami-Dade County GIS Maps - Find information about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) developments and activities in the county.

Miami-Dade Planning & Zoning - Zoning Permits and Certificates - Zoning permits authorize the use of structures. They are also called "Certificates," as they certify the structure for its intended use.  A Certificate of Use is required prior to opening any business in unincorporated Miami-Dade County.

Miami-Dade Building Code Compliance - The Office presents this site in line with our mission areas of uniform and consistent in interpretations of the Florida Building Code; continuously conducting research in order to improve the standards of construction; disseminating information on the code and administration of local contractor licensing and enforcement.

Miami-Dade County OrdinancesA link to the Miami-Dade County Code of Ordinances maintained by the Municipal Code Corporation.

Miami-Dade County Licenses - Contractors and tradesman working in Miami-Dade County are licensed by the Building Code Compliance Office's Contractor Licensing Section. The Construction Trades Qualifying Board has authority over these types of licenses and scopes of licenses that are issued.

Miami-Dade Business ServicesWhether you're a small, mid-size or large organization, here you'll find information about the services and programs that will help you to do business with the County -- all at your fingertips, 365 days of the year.

Miami-Dade County Clerk’s Office - Code Enforcement Records and Official Record Searches – if you want to know if there are any outstanding code violations on a property, liens or just who the actual owner is, you can search it here!

Miami-Dade Property Appraiser - The Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser uses the "My Home" Geographic Information System application to provide Real Property information on individual parcels of land. Through the use of up-to-date technology and the Internet, you are now able to search our database and find information on almost any parcel of land in Miami-Dade County. You can view a detailed map of the parcel area and print property information.

Miami-Dade Tax Collector - This site provides real estate property tax information taken from the official property tax records for all residential and commercial properties in Miami-Dade County. The information available on this site is supplied by the Miami-Dade County Tax Collector's office.

Miami-Dade Grant Programs - Looking for financial help starting your new business, let this site help you get started, find current Grant Opportunities and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, plus others, here.


Miami/Dade County, FL
UTILITIES

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer - Miami-Dade County's drinking water meets or exceeds all federal and state drinking water standards, so drink up with confidence.

Florida City Gas - A subsidiary of AGL Resources, serves approximately 101,000 residential and commercial natural gas customers in Florida’s Miami-Dade and Brevard counties.

TECO Peoples Gas - For more than 100 years, Peoples Gas has provided Florida residents and businesses with reliable, economical natural gas products and service. As the state's leading natural gas provider, Peoples Gas serves more than 330,000 commercial, industrial and residential customers.

Florida Power and Light - Florida Power & Light Company is one of the largest and highest-performing electric utilities in the nation. In 2008, FPL served 4.5 million customer accounts.

STATE WEB SITES

Official State Web SiteThe official Web Site of the State of Florida.

State of Florida Division of CorporationsElectronic filing and certification can be processed through Sunbiz™ and Help information is accessible for all filing types.

Florida Building Code - The Florida Department of Community Affairs.

Department of TransportationState of Florida roadway information.

Traffic Counts & Roadway Information - For Traffic Count information on state roads.

State GIS Maps - The Transportation Statistics Office created and maintains the official FDOT basemap of all roads in the Roadway Characteristics Inventory (RCI).

State Health DepartmentState of Florida Health Department’s web site.

State Alcohol Licensing Information - State of Florida Alcohol licensing web site.

Department of Business and Professional Regulation - The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) is a $1.5 billion agency regulating one million professionals and businesses across some 200 licensee categories. The department licenses 1 in 16 Floridians, ranging from electricians to real estate agents, from cosmetologists to professional boxers.

U.S. Census Bureau - American FactFinder web site. Why pay for your demographic information twice?

Real Estate Licensing Information

Chamber of Commerce -   Founded in 1974, the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce leads the way towards long-term business prosperity, by providing advocacy, networking,  resources, and training to men and women in business in South Florida

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

*Miami-Dade County, FL is comprised of 20 cities, 5 townships and 10 incorporated villages,
all of which are responsible for creating, maintaining and enforcing
their own planning, zoning and building codes & regulations.

Please refer to their respective web sites for more information.
(Villages and Hamlets are contained within each)

Incorporated Cites, Townships, Villages & Boroughs of Miami-Dade County, Florida

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City of Sweetwater
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