Development Services & Code Compliance Department Director/Building Official
Mrs. Shellie Ransom-Jackson joined the City of Miami Gardens family in 2009 as the Building Services Division Director-Building Official. She has the historic honor of being the first African-American Female Building Official in Florida. In 2012, Mrs. Ransom-Jackson was appointed as Building and Code Compliance Department Director-Building Official. Her primary responsibility is fiscal management of Building Services and Code Compliance.
Mrs. Ransom-Jackson directs professional and technical staff in conducting aspects of their work relating to plans examination, permitting, licensing, and code enforcement, in addition to preparation and maintenance of records and reports. She also serves a technical resource for field inspectors in interpreting and making final determinations of the Florida Building Code.
The Code Compliance Division was established to preserve, protect, and improve the physical, social, and economic health of the city of Miami Garden neighborhoods.
Our mission is to provide exceptional service to every citizen, customer and business owner of the city of Miami Gardens while supplying high quality- based solutions meet the needs of our patrons.
We strive to ensure that those individuals residing and doing business within the City meet the criteria set forth in South Florida Statues and Local Ordinances.
Our staff is frequently trained and updated with information, so that we may be able to promote community awareness. We will educate our community and encourage compliance with municipal codes.
Our goal is to assist in the creation of an environment that is attractive, enjoyable, and safe. We are experienced, well qualified individuals who are dedicated to improving and maintaining the quality of life for our City's residents and business owners.
We will continue to operate with the highest standards of an ethical and professional nature. Our staff will foster civic pride and continuously maintain loyalty to our mission.
Call Center: 8:00am - 4:00pm
City of Miami Garden
Code Compliance Division
1515 NW 167 Street
Suite 200, Miami Gardens
For Complaints: (305) 622-8000
For Licenses: (305) 622-8020
For General Information: (305) 622-8020
Fax: (305) 622-8855