Understanding flood risk is important for Miami Beach as a coastal barrier island.
NEW! FEMA Elevation Certificate and Floodproofing Certificate
Elevation Certificates submitted for review dated November 1, 2023 or after must use the new form; New FEMA Elevation Certificate. If the file does not open properly, please follow these instructions to make Adobe Reader your default PDF viewer: Adobe PDF Viewer
Also, the new Dry Floodproofing Certificate for Non-Residential Structures must be used as of November 1, 2023 as well.
Property owners are encouraged to review the map changes through the resources included below:
See a discrepancy?
Members of the community have opportunities to submit evidence on why they believe their property has been improperly mapped. Consider submitting an appeal, comment, and/or Letter of Map Change (LOMC).
Contact & Appointment Info
Contractor registration-related matters including updating licenses and insurance:
Submitting Elevation Certificates, Floodproofing Certificates, and Onsite Stormwater Drainage Certifications as part of an Electronic Plan Review:
Building violation-related questions:
Building Recertification related questions:
General building questions:
Ana M. Salgueiro, P.E.
Building Official / Director
North Beach Office
Customer Service Manager
Chief Building Inspector
Martha McNicholas, P.E.
Acting Chief Mechanical Inspector
Chief Electrical Inspector
Chief Plumbing Inspector
Chief Roofing Inspector
Flood Plain Manager
Chief Building Code Compliance Officer
Appointments to meet with the Building Official/Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Director, or Building Operations Manager:
Call to schedule an appointment at 305.673.7610, extension 26130
For additional assistance or if you have questions regarding the permitting process please contact Customer Service at 305.673.7610 and press 0 or, email us at BuildingInfo@miamibeachfl.gov