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Coral Gables,

Temporary Use Permit


On July 14, 2020, the City of Coral Gables issued an Emergency Order to establish an expedited permit process for Temporary Use permits related to COVID-19 business recovery and educational and government operations with conditions, consistent with similar Emergency Orders adopted by Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida. The purpose of these temporary procedures is to provide guidelines to enhance economic opportunities for a business or establishment impacted by the COVID-19 emergency; and to adjust temporary uses and occupancies of educational facilities and government entities that have been impacted by COVID-19. It shall not include events, uses, or business ventures unrelated to the impact of the COVID-19 emergency.

Step 1. Prepare the following:

  1. Temporary Use Permit Application (COVID-19 Economic Stimulus)

  2. Location map and photographs of building or proposed site

  3. Sketch of proposed layout

  4. Construction drawings when necessary

  5. Noise attenuation plan, if applicable

Step 2. Electronic copy. One (1) PDF of the entire application shall be submitted via email to

Step 3. Print the City-issued Temporary Use permit to post in a common area to be visible for Code Enforcement.

The Emergency Business Recovery Temporary Use Permit is a NO FEE permit. However, all fees associated with city services shall apply.