Private Provider Information
Private Provider Defined
Defined as a person licensed as an engineer under Chapter 471 or as an architect under Chapter 481. A Private provider also includes a person who holds a standard certificate under part XII of Chapter 468 who may perform inspections for additions and alterations that are limited to 1,000 square feet or less of residential buildings.
Procedures for Applying
The applicant of a Private Provider submittal must follow these guidelines:
Initial Permit Submittal
Applicant must provide a document outlining the specific digital files already submitted and currently in review at the Building Department.
Private provider must submit a Private Provider Compliance Form along with the set of drawings being approved. The list of drawings described in the affidavit will include sheet names, latest revision number, and the digital signature name/date.
Note: Providing the Affidavit authorizing submittal of scanned plans and construction documents in lieu of digital signed and sealed set is satisfactory. If the document is digitally signed and sealed per the City of Miami Beach digital signature guidelines, it does not require a notary signature.