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About Development Services
The Development Services Department oversees the Planning & Zoning, Building, and Code Enforcement Divisions. The Department provides  customer  friendly  services including the review, processing, and issuance of permits and assurance that construction complies with all applicable codes.

What's New
  • Effective September 23rd, 2014 the City of Coral Gables now requires a tree survey and tree protection plan when applying for an application for Development Review Committee and Board of Architects. (Resolution 2014-200)
  • Effective September 11, 2014, the City Commission clarified that the following specific roof tiles are not required to be cleaned: handmade clay, cap and pan tile; or copper roofing materials. The purpose is to allow these roofing materials to age naturally. Please be advised that these roofing materials must still be maintained so that no vegetation is established. Details of this policy is attached. (Resolution 2014-184)


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Planning and Zoning Division
Maintain the aesthetic quality of the City's business and residential neighborhoods by enforcing the Zoning Code and the City Code throughout the permitting and inspection process.
   • Board of Architects 
   • Development Review Committee 
   • Planning and Zoning Board 
   • Board of Adjustment 
   • Starting a Business (Certificate of Use) 
   • Concurrency


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Building Division
Ensure the safety of buildings and construction sites by enforcement of the Florida Building Code through the permitting and inspection process. 
   • Building Review and Inspections
   • 40-Year Building Recertification
   • Contractor Registration
   • Construction Regulation Board


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Code Enforcement Division
Committed to working with citizens and business owners in a collaborative effort to preserve and improve the appearance and condition of properties as well as the quality of life in the City of Coral Gables by responding to Code-related issues and enforcing the City, Zoning, and Florida Building Codes.


Contact us:
Phone: 305-460-5235
Fax: 305-460-5261
City of Coral Gables
Development Services Department
405 Biltmore Way, Third Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Last updated: 9/2/2015 8:57:37 AM