Re-Entry After Evacuation

It is important to heed evacuation orders and curfews. Following a situation that warrants evacuation, all individuals must follow the instructions of Miami Beach Police and other local law enforcement that will staff the entry points to the City of Miami Beach. Local officials, including  Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, Fire Department Officials and Public Works will consult to determine when an area is safe enough for individuals to return. The message announcing re-entry into the City will ONLY come from official sources through official avenues such as the Miami Beach Official Twitter account and through local media.

First responders and City-assigned individuals who are conducting initial damage assessments will be the first allowed onto the island. Following that, once entry is deemed to be safe, the City may initiate the Post Hurricane Re-Entry Plan, which permits entry into the City using a phased approach. Information about the status of egress into the City and about whom will be allowed entry will be sent out through official media and social media sources.

The City formerly issued hang-tags for restricted re-entry of certain businesses. That program is no longer in effect.

All and business employees who evacuate the City when an order is given should carry certain documentation in order assist local officials in cases of extreme circumstances. These documents include:

  • Driver’s License
  • Proof of Employment (such as Employer credentials, letter on employer letterhead)
  • Demonstrated Need to enter area (such as a work order or inventory list)

SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR HOTEL AND CONDO MANAGEMENT

Hotel Management  and Condo Associations / Management Companies are asked to fill out the forms below and email completed forms to DEM@miamibeachfl.gov with the subject line “ERT.”  If your association or company has already received an email from the City with these forms and you have returned them, there is no need for duplication. You will receive confirmation once we have received your information.

2019 PropertyRegistration Form

2019 ERT Registration Form

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