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Permit Requirements

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Residential and Commercial Permits

Please provide the following:

  • Proof of ownership warranty deed, closing statement, tax bill, a notarized letter of consent to apply from the property owner.

  • Building permit application must be filled out completely. Owners must sign application (all signatures need to be notarized).

  • Contractors proof of:
    1. License and registration with Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida.
    2. Insurance certificate addressed to the City of Hialeah Gardens showing expiration date (must be original)
    3. Pay a non-refundable annual administration fee of $25.00 to meet our City records.

  • All surveys must be certified and less than six months old.

  • You may be required to obtain other approvals such as, but not limited to, DERM, Fire, Public Works, Planning, DCF, and others. Commercial Buildings, Apartment Buildings and Townhouse projects require prior approval from Miami-Dade County Fire and DERM before any processing and/or permitting procedures are done in our Building Department.

  • Proof of payments for impact fees such as Road, Fire, W & S, Park Trust Fund, Public Safety Impact Fee, & Educational Impact Fee.

  • Condo, Townhouse or other developments where a homeowner association exists, a letter of approval describing the work allowed from the association.

  • Copy of a certified Notice of Commencement must be submitted for jobs with an estimated cost of $2,500.00 or more, before a building permit is issued.