Building, Permits & Inspections
The Florida Building Code 8th Edition (2023) went into effect January 1, 2024. All permit applications received before that date will be under the 7th edition (2020) codes. For permit applications submitted on January 1, 2024 and thereafter, all permit applications will be reviewed under the new Florida Building Code 8th Edition (2023)
Construction debris will not be collected with regular trash pickup. Please contact Waste Pro at (954) - 967 - 4200 for construction debris removal.
For a status on your project, please visit our self service portal.
Please send ALL contractor updates and contractor registration to Contractor Updates.
Please note that walk-in customers will be asked to wait outside until they receive the text form Qless that they have reached the front of the line.
The safety and well-being of our Community and Employees is our highest priority. Thank you.
The goal of the building staff, inspectors, and plan reviewers is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Miramar by faithfully upholding federal, state, county, and city laws, regulations, and ordinances to ensure the highest built environment for our jurisdiction.
ServicesThe Building Division provides the following services:
- Reviews all building permit applications for compliance with all national, state, county, and municipal codes to preserve the health, safety, and welfare of the public
- Issues garage sale and other permits
- Issues occupational permits and inspections
- Performs all necessary building inspections
- Maintains files of building plans and blueprints
- Ensures building code compliance
Homes 10 Years or OlderThe City of Miramar is not likely to have records (blue prints, etc.) to satisfy public records requests for residents who live in structures built more than 10 years ago. According to the General Records Schedule GS1-SL item # 252 for State and Local Government Agencies, the Building Division of City of Miramar does not need to keep on record Residential Plans with more than 10 years after issuance of certificate of occupancy.
Home Improvement ProjectsResidents should call the Building Division at 954-602-3200 for information before beginning any Home Improvement Project. We will assist you with the permitting process.
Fee ScheduleView for the Schedule of User Fees (PDF). Please see pages 5 - 7 for Community Development Department - Building Permits And Inspection.
All building fees are subject to an 8% surcharge.
For Lien Searches:
As of October 1 2019, checks made out for the incorrect amount will be voided and returned back to the customer.