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

Miami-Dade County

Type of Work That Requires DERM Review

Miami-Dade County Code of Ordinances Chapter 24 , all new construction and additions, commercial interior renovation/remodeling, demolition, commercial re-roof, tank upgrades, installations and removals must obtain DERM Plan Review Approval prior to issuance of a building permit.

  • New Construction
  • Additions
  • Change of Use/Occupancy
  • Commercial Remodeling/Alteration
  • Grease Traps
  • Drains/Drainage Wells
  • Seawalls (Coastal RER approval required)
  • Coastal, Sewer and Marina Projects
  • Demolition Commercial total/partial
  • Condo units demolition of over 160 S.F
  • SFR demolition when 2 or more detached structures on same lot

Procedure for County Municipal Approval Reviews:

Effective December 1, 2020, all projects requiring County Municipal approval must be submitted by the applicant directly to the Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory & Economic Resources.

This change is in response to customer demand for the ability to submit directly to the County agency.

In order to submit directly to the County, applicants will first need to apply for a Miami Beach permit and include, as part of the submission for County Municipal approval, a copy of the Miami Beach Building Department permit application. The copy of the Miami Beach Building Department permit application can be downloaded by logging in to the Miami Beach Citizen Self Service(CSS) portal and clicking on the “Attachments” button.

  • Guidelines on how to submit for County Municipal Approval

  • Upload & submit the permit application and plans package to Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory & Economic Resources (RER)

    Using the online Plan Status & Application Submittal Portal

  • For assistance with the Miami-Dade permit process

    Contact the permitting assistance team by calling 786-315-2388 or emailing CHAT@miamidade.gov.  For more information, please visit the Homeowner & Small Business Permitting Assistance page.

  • Schedule a meeting with your Miami-Dade reviewer, registert & book an appointment on their system.

  • Once plans have been approved by DERM, applicants must upload the approved set to the Building permit via the Attachments tab in the Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal.

Helpful Links:

  • County Municipal Approval

  • Homeowner & Small Business Permitting Assistance

  • MeetQ Login