Apply for a Permit

For a Special Events permit request, please click here.
Please visit our FAQs page for information about Special Event Permits. 

For a Weddings, Ceremonies, and Team Building permit request, please click here. Create a login. Choose the appropriate permit request, and then SKIP the first page of the application (where it asks to map out the location) by clicking the NEXT button on the bottom right. Start entering the appropriate info on the 2nd page of the application.

Wedding, Ceremonies and Team Building permits allow for up to 150 guests with up to 150 chairs, a runner, arch or chuppah, up to 3-10 x 10 tents, up to 5 folding tables flags, banners, temporary markers and with acoustic music only.  The following elements are not allowed as part of Wedding, Ceremonies and Team Building permits: catering, amplified sound, cabling, generator(s), staging/ platforms, trussing and/ or any other element that may require a Building Department permit.  These permits may not be used for the reception portion of the Wedding Ceremony.


-14 days’ notice to apply, if less than 14 days a $250.00 late fee will apply.
-$125.00 permit fee payable to the City of Miami Beach is due before commencement of the activity.
-A site plan is required, it may be drawn in any size and format with all elements requested and area features.
-An approved signature survey sign-off is required from the upland property (hotel or residential building) and/ or beachfront concessionaire.
-A Certificate of insurance for 1M General Liability. The City offers an insurance vendor as an option (“TULIP – Event Insurance”). You may find this service under FORMS CENTRAL page.

Once the application request has been submitted, the applicant will receive an email with all the requirements listed above and instructions for completion.

If you have elements for your ceremony or team building that exceeds the allowances of this permit, such as but not limited to, the use of live animals, staging, trussing or a DJ, please apply for a Special Event Permit. Please note that Wedding, Ceremonies and Team Building permits are processed a maximum two months before your event.

For a Temporary Sampling Permit request, please click here.
Temporary Sampling permits allow for mobile teams of 5 persons or less to give away an approved branded products in the City of Miami Beach.  These permits cost $2000/per day/per team and have an insurance requirement. These permits do not allow tents, tables, chairs, signage or any kind of stationary elements.

For a Rue Vendome Permit request, please click here.
Rue Vendome Permits allow for small event activation on the pedestrian friendly Rue Vendome permanently closed street along the Normandy Fountain on 71st Street. Elements allowed are tables, chairs, 10 x 10 tents.  No commercial exchange allowed on site or temporary structures that require additional Building Dept. permitting.

For a Demonstrations letter request, please click here.
Demonstration memorandums advise Miami Beach City Service Departments such as the Office of the City Manager’s, Police, Fire, Parking, Sanitation, and Code Compliance Departments of your 1st amendment right to rally and demonstrate.

Please call 305.673.7577 if you have any questions.

Thank you for choosing the City of Miami Beach for your event!