In order to protect the interest of the City of Miami Beach, certain insurance requirements have been set in place and shall be provided by all, Leases, Contractors, Vendors and other persons or organizations who use or provide services to the City. The purpose of this is to obtain assurances that the supplier, vendor or other party will have the financial capacity (insurance funds) to back up the promise or commitments made in the event of a claim.

All vendors, contractors and other parties using the city’s facilities shall, at their own expense, procure and maintain current policies of insurance that protect its own interest and the interest of the City against actions arising out of or resulting from their actions.


Business Tax Receipts (“BTR”)

All business located within the city limits of Miami Beach shall obtain a Business Tax Receipt prior to the commencement of a business with the business tax year beginning each October 1st to September 30th. Before any vendor can be approved for a business tax receipt, they must first submit their business insurance complying with the following requirements attached below:BTR Insurance Requirements


Parks & Recreation

The City of Miami Beach has established policies and procedures concerning the rental of City owned facilities, please see the attached below:

Parks and Recreation Insurance Requirements

In addition, the Risk Management division has set in place the following requirements attached below for all City Facility Rental Request:

Parks Facility Rental Contract


Procurement “Vendors”

Given the wide range of goods and services acquired by the City of Miami Beach in the fulfillment of our mission, tremendous opportunity exist for vendors to do business with the City. The minimum levels of insurance that a vendor is required to maintain throughout the term of the contract are listed in the insurance requirements attached below:

Procurement Insurance Requirements


Special Event Permits

A Special Event is defined as any temporary commercial or private indoor or outdoor event and the event promoter shall provide to the City a certificate of insurance with the following requirements attached below:

Special Events Requirement

The City has made available insurance through the City’s Tenant User’s Liability Insurance Program (“TULIP”) which provides insurance from events ranging from seminars, receptions, weddings, sporting events and concerts. Please use this link to access the program:

  • Under TULIP – Event Insurance click on Purchase or Quote
  • Search for your venue under “Miami Beach” and answer a few basic questions in a three step process
  • Complete the first three steps of the form to obtain a quote
  • Any problems – call 800-507-8414 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT)