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City of Miami Beach
1700 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Phone: 305.673.7000

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At this time, the Building Department is not accepting in-person meetings.  However, we are working diligently to implement an appointment system that will allow scheduling for in-person meetings.  In the interim, all meetings will be conducted virtually.

We are currently receiving over 150 calls daily to our Customer Service Center; over a 45% increase from this same period last year, and our department receives over 600 calls daily.

In order to continue to assist in fielding phone calls to the correct person,  please note the numbers and e-mails below for a faster response.

Main number: 305.673.7610

Difficulty requesting an inspection, please continue to call the inspections line at extension (Ext) 26619.

If you are a contractor and have expired:

  • Insurance
    • Liability
    • Workers Compensation
  • License all expire on 8/31/2020
  • Tax license all expire on 9/30/2020

Email the updated information (in PDF format) to BPI@miamibeachfl.gov

Building: Ext. 26408 or email IbrahimAlvarez@miamibeachfl.gov
Plumbing: Ext. 26742  or email JamesZeigler@miamibeachfl.gov
Mechanical: Ext. 26489 or email LauraFerrer@miamibeachfl.gov
Electrical: Ext. 26461 or email JaimeReyes@miamibeachfl.gov
Flood: Ext. 26770 or email MohsenJarahpour@miamibeachfl.gov

Administration: Ext. 26130 or 26675 or e-mail BuildingAdmin@miamibeachfl.gov

Violations: Ext. 22555 or e-mail BuildingViolations@miamibeachfl.gov
40Yr recertifications: e-mail AshleyGonzalez@miamibeachfl.gov
Records Management: e-mail BuildingRecords@miamibeachfl.gov

Plan Review: Ext. 26078 or e-mail PedroMartinez@miamibeachfl.gov
You may also contact the reviewer directly with questions.

For questions visit our website:

To view our Standard Operating Procedures (SOP):
Building Department SOP

To learn about Online Permitting:
There are how to guides and instructional videos.

For general questions, please e-mail BPI@miamibeachfl.gov.

Thank you for working with us!

Online Permitting is now available, click here for additional information.

Save Time: Request a Pre-Submittal Meeting and reduce the time it takes to get a permit by receiving a preliminary review of your plans.  In order to qualify, plans must be 75% complete and the design professional must be present. To download the Pre-Submittal Meeting form, click here.

For Archived Notices and Meetings, please click here.


“The City of Miami Beach Building Department is committed to providing the highest quality services to our community by uniformly enforcing building codes in a timely manner, continuously improving through innovation and streamlining services, collaborating with city departments, and improving our professional competencies.”

For a full review of the Building Department's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), click here.  This file is a searchable PDF.  Click here to view searching options.

Building Department Introduction: Read More

Building Official / Director


 Main Office                   1700 Convention Center   Drive,
 Miami Beach, FL 33139

 North Beach Office         962 Normandy Drive,   Miami Beach, FL 33141

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4 PM