Online Permit Service

Online access to permit information and services is available 24/7 for the consumer’s convenience. The web-based system enables building professionals to conduct business with the City of Miami Beach directly from any computer with internet access. You may view plan review results, process payments and schedule inspections. First-time users must first register with Citizen Access Portal at

Citizens Access Portal

Miami Beach Citizen Access Portal Systems will be temporarily offline due to scheduled maintenance starting 3 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 through Saturday, August 12, 2017. Inspections may be requested/canceled via the Citizen Access Portal.  Plan review results as well as other permit details may be viewed online.  Registration is required in order to use the Citizen Access Portal’s online inspection request.  Click on the following link to begin the registration process:  CAP Registration

**Important:  If you are neither the Contractor or Owner, prior to accessing permit information in CAP, you must be added to each permit for which you seek access to.  In order to be added to a permit, you must submit a notarized letter, from the Contractor or the Owner, granting permission to be added as a Contact.**  CAP only contains data from 2009 to the present.

Click here to download the Energov CAP and IVR Training Manual.
Note:  Currently, the ability to apply for permits online is unavailable.  Please return to this page for periodic updates.

For general information, the Building Department SOP is available online: Building Department SOP (large file)