(Miami, FL, July 9, 2018) – Effective today, the City of Miami Building Department will include walk-through permits in its Expedited Permit Process.
Walk-through permits include:
- Total construction cost that is less than $150,000
- Maximum of 10 plan sheets per set.
- Total square feet that is less than 500
- Total cost that is less than $75,000
- Maximum of 10 sheets per set
The Expedited Permit Process was launched April 9, 2018 with eligibility limited to certain types of residential and commercial permits. City workers process permit applications on behalf of applicants in 30 days or less. Since April 9th, more than 3,500 permits have been processed with an average 1.5 day processing time using the Expedited Permit Process.
In June, the City launched a Permit Concierge Service, offering at-home building permit services for seniors, disabled persons and veterans. The service can be requested by calling (305) 416-2000 or emailing concierge.
The City of Miami plans to offer Electronic Plan Review by the end of the year, providing the added convenience of completing the permit process online.