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

Same Day Service

We understand the importance of timely permit approvals for construction projects and other property improvements, and we are committed to making the process as smooth as possible. Our goal is to make it easier for individuals and businesses to obtain the necessary permits and begin their projects without delays. We are working closely with the Ad Hoc Permitting Process Improvement Advisory Committee to identify opportunities for improvement and implement changes that will benefit our residents and businesses. Stay tuned for updates on the expansion of same day permitting services in Miami Beach.

The City of Miami Beach Building Department is open to serve you Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (closed between 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.)

Same day, in-person at the Building Department at Miami Beach City Hall or at the annex office in North Beach:

  • Submitting permit applications and getting a process number.
  • Obtaining Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing sub-permits that already have an Issued master/primary permit.
  • Change of contractors.
  • Renewal, extensions, cancellations.
  • Scheduling inspections for the owner or contractor of record.
  • Registering or updating contractor licenses and insurance.
  • Notarizing permit application forms.

Other Services:

  • Walk-ins are welcome 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meetings with reviewers and chiefs are subject to their availability. Appointments may be made to confirm availability. To schedule an appointment, please call 305-673-7610, press 7; or you may schedule using our online appointment booking system: https://wb-miamibeachfl.qmatic.cloud/qmaticwebbooking/#/
  • In-person Permit Process trainings and assistance for the public are held every third Thursday of each month from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • One-on-one training can be requested by appointment.
  • Miami-Dade County representatives from DERM and WASD are available every third Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. to assist with County related permitting.
  • At time of application, a permit representative is assigned to be a single point of contact and act as liaison for the applicant and the reviewers if needed.
  • Reviewers contact information is available on all permit corrections.

Miami Beach Building Department Locations

Miami Beach City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive, 2nd Floor
Miami Beach, FL 33139


Building Department, North Beach Annex Office
962 Normandy Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33141

Customer Service Call Center

Available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Ph: 305.673.7610
Emails are returned within 48 business hours.

Department Contacts

Inspector Contacts

Additional Resources:

Upcoming Trainings: