Freight Loading Parking Permit Program

See updated information provided on LTC 318-2014 below

On May 28, 2014, the Mayor and City Commission approved an ordinance establishing new freight loading regulations on August 1, 2014. The City’s goal is to facilitate loading activities for purveyors and businesses alike.

New and expanded freight loading zones (FLZ) as well as alley loading (AL) regulations require an “FLZ” or “AL” permit, respectively. Freight loading zone and alley loading (electronic) permits may be purchased at the City’s Service Center, located at 1755 Meridian Avenue, Suite 100, Miami Beach, Florida 33139. Service Center hours are Monday to Friday, excluding Holidays from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The vehicle license plate serves as its electronic permit. Parking enforcement is equipped with LPR (license plate recognition) readers to confirm validity. Subsequently, permittees will have an online account (login and password) to manage their fleet and make revisions to vehicle assignments in real time. In the interim, users may send revisions to

For more detailed information regarding regulations, enforcement, zone locations, and more, please refer to the links provided below.

Freight and Alley Loading Zone Information:

Freight Loading and Alleyway Permit FAQs

LTC 031-2017 Freight Loading Zone (FLZ) Adjustments

LTC 059-2015 Freight Loading Zone (FLZ) Adjustments/Expansion

LTC 318-2014 Freight Loading Adjustments – Update

LTC 012-2015 Initiatives for Prioritization of Traffic Flow on Major Thoroughfares

LTC 247-2014 Freight Loading Regulations

Enforcement Procedures

FLZ N Collins 63 – 75 Street Notice

Freight/Alley Loading Program Notice – Alton/West

Freight Loading Zone Introductory Letter

CMB Ordinance 2014-3873

Alley and Freight Application Freight Loading Zone Advanced Notice

Posted Regulations – Samples

FLZ Warning