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

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City Attorney

Mission Statement

The Office of the City Attorney (CAO) is dedicated to providing quality legal services to the Mayor, City Commissioners, City Manager, City departments, and over forty (40) boards and committees, consistent with the goals and objectives of the City Commission.

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Ricardo J. Dopico

Acting City Attorney

Richard Dopico acts as the legal advisor for the municipality and all of its officers in all matters relating to their official powers and duties; attends all meetings of the City Commission; and performs such duties as may be required of him by ordinance or resolution of the City Mayor and Commission or City Charter. More...

Frequently Asked Questions

No. The City Attorney's office cannot provide legal advice to private citizens or residents within the City.

The Municipal Code is available at the City Clerk's Office.  The City’s Code may also be accessed at City Code 

Please follow this link for instructions on requesting a partial release of lien from the Finance Department.

Please review the Planning & Zoning Department’s Related Resources – Forms.  If you require further assistance you may visit the Planning & Zoning Department’s webpage or contact the Planning Department by calling 305.673.7550.