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1. Where is the Building Services Division located and what are the hours of operation?
2. Why obtain a permit?
3. What types of changes require a permit at my place of business?
4. As a business owner, can I obtain my own building permit?
5. The following repairs/replacement projects always require a Building Permit:
6. What is needed in order to apply for a Building Permit?
7. How much does it cost?
8. How long does it take to get a Building Permit?
9. How can I check the progress of a permit application?
10. Can I get a building permit application online?
11. Is there a maximum dollar value up to which new work can be done inside my place of business without a building permit?
12. Can the work begin before getting a permit?
13. How much time do I have to get the work done once a permit is issued?
14. Who is responsible for scheduling an inspection when work is ready?
15. Tips for hiring a contractor:
16. How can you tell if you are dealing with a licensed contractor?
17. Why is it important to use a licensed contractor?
18. What do expired permits mean for property owners?
19. When can I meet with someone to and walk in with my permit?
20. Who can I contact?

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1. 1. What is Capital Improvement?
2. 2. How many projects are under the General Obligation Implementation plan?
3. 3. What projects are included in the General Obligation Implementation plan?
4. 4. Is there an online site regarding the upcoming projects/parks status?
5. 5. Who would be the contact for any questions or concerns regarding the construction of the projects?

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1. What documentation must be submitted with my Local Business Tax Receipt and Certificate of Use applications?
2. Can I apply for a Local Business Tax Receipt and Certificate of Use online?
3. Does my business get inspected in order to receive the licenses?
4. What happens after the inspection?
5. When do I need to apply for a Landlord Permit?
6. What documents are required in order to obtain a Landlord Permit?
7. When is a special event permit required?
8. What is a Re-Occupancy Certificate?
9. How do I apply for a Re-occupancy Certificate?
10. Does a re-occupancy certificate require an inspection?
11. What happens if a property fails a re-occupancy certificate inspection?
12. How do I make an anonymous complaint?
13. Who complained about my property?
14. If I receive a Warning Notice and I need more time to fix the problem, what should I do?
15. My neighbors have violations too, why aren't you citing them?
16. Can I cut a tree or remove it?
17. Who is responsible for maintaining the easement in the back of my property?
18. How do I know if my property is in the City of Miami Gardens?

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1. What programs are available at this time?
2. What are our operating hours?
3. What programs are available for 1st time homebuyers?
4. When will the Housing Rehabilitation Program reopen?
5. Do we have Housing Assistance Program?

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1. How do I get a copy of City of Miami Gardens Budget?
2. How do I get a copy of City of Miami Gardens Financial Statements?
3. How do I get a copy of City of Miami Gardens Popular Annual Financial Report?
4. How do I see if I have been paid?
5. How do I find out more about outstanding Stormwater fees prior to September 30, 2013?

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1. What are the City Hall hours?
2. Who may ride the trolley for free?
3. What's the Building Permit process?
4. Is there a Housing Assistance Program?
5. Will the trolley cater to seniors only?
6. When is a special event permit required?
7. Who may I contact in Building Division?

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1. Has service begun?
2. Why doesn’t the trolley come into my neighborhood?
3. Will the trolley cater to seniors only?
4. Do you have to be a Miami Gardens resident to ride the trolley for free?

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1. How can I verify the zoning and permitted uses of a property?
2. Where can I find information on the setbacks, maximum lot coverage, minimum roadway frontage, height or density allowed on my property?
3. Where can I find a copy of the Zoning Code
4. I received a Notice of Public Hearing in the mail. What does this mean?
5. I am considering rezoning, or changing the use of my property. What do I need to do?
6. How do I report a complaint about a nuisance property in my neighborhood?
7. How can I confirm if my property is in the City of Miami Gardens?

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1. What are the requirements to become a School Crossing Guard?
2. What schools do you provide services for?
3. What are the duty times for School Crossing Guards?
4. How do you determine where a School Crossing Guard is placed?
5. What if I have a complaint and/or compliment?