Municipality Location and General Contact Information

8401 NW 53rd Terrace
Miami FL 33166
Building Department information for City of Doral, FL

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City of Doral, FL - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for City of Doral, FL

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City of Doral FL Building Codes

The Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) is tentatively set for an effective date of December 31, 2017 for the City of Doral, FL.

Code Changes

BUILDING - Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
ENERGY - Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
EXISTING BUILDING -Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
FUEL GAS - Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
MECHANICAL - Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
PLUMBING - Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
RESIDENTIAL - Analysis of Changes for the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes  Download
TPHVHZ 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes - Analysis of Changes.pdf  Download

Permit Information and Forms

Permits are required for most repair/replace work on roofs, windows, doors, driveways, trellises, etc. Please stop by the Building Department or visit to pick up a permit application and to learn more about permitting requirements.

We are eager to help you rebuild and are here to assist in any way we can. We will be working with Code Compliance to ensure that work is done according to the Florida Building Code ( and the Land Development Code ( which is regulated by the Planning and Zoning Department.

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Forms & Applications

Affidavit of Identical Documents  Download
Affidavit for 15 Day Temp Electrical Service  Download
Affidavit of Compliance  Download
Affidavit of Identical Documents  Download
After Hours Inspection Request Form  Download
Air Condition Emergency Replacement Procedures  Download
Air Conditioning Equipment Exact Change-Out Affidavit  Download
Batch Forms  Download
Blower Door Testing  Download
Blower Door Testing Form  Download
Boiler Registration Form  Download
Boiler Testing Inspection  Download
Building Fee Sheet  Download
Change of Contractor  Download
Change of Professional  Download
Change of Sub-Contractor  Download
Code Exemptions & Permit Exemptions  Download
Construction Site Crime Prevention  Download
Contractor Registration  Download
Digitized Processing Agreement  Download
Early Start Permitting  Download
Early Start Permitting & Fire/Derm Concurrency  Download
Electrical Fee Sheet  Download
Electronic Submittal Guidelines  Download
Energy, Sound and Impact Certificate  Download
Erosion and Sedimentation Control (NPDES)  Download
Expedite Agreement  Download
Fee Schedule  Download
Final Permit Closeout Documents  Download
Fire Stopping (Fire Prvention) Affidavit  Download
Flood Elevation Certificate and Instructions  Download
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM's) for Doral  Download
Flood Safety Measures  Download
Floodplain Requirements for Design Professionals  Download
Forty 40 Year Recertification - Electrical Guidelines  Download
Forty 40 Year Recertification - Structural Guidelines  Download
Hurricane Mitigation Roof Retrofit Forms  Download
HVAC Design Requirements  Download
Landscape Compliance Form  Download
Lightweight Insulating Concrete (LWIC) Form  Download
Mechanical Fee Sheet  Download
Notice of Commencement  Download
Optional Plan Review Request Form  Download
Owner Builder Affidavit  Download
Paver Detail  Download
Permit Application  Download
Permit Application Submittal Checklist  Download
Permit Cancellation Request  Download
Plan Revision Application  Download
Plumbing Fee Sheet  Download
Pool Owner Certification  Download
Private Provider Requirements  Download
Process Number Cancellation Request  Download
Renewal of Expired Permits  Download
Repair List - Scope of Work  Download
Required Owners Notification For Roofing Considerations  Download
Roofing Affidavit  Download
Roofing Fee Sheet  Download
Roofing Form - Section A-B  Download
Roofing Form - Section C (details)  Download
Roofing Form - Section C (Low Slope Roof Systems)  Download
Roofing Form - Section D (Metal Roof System)  Download
Roofing Form - Section D (Shingles Roof System)  Download
Roofing Form – Section D (Tiles Roof System)  Download
Roofing Form – Section D (Wood Shingles / Shakes Roof Systems)  Download
Roofing Form – Section E (Tile Calculations)  Download
Roofing Form - Sheathing Affidavit  Download
Roofing Form – Waterproofing or Liquid Applied Roof Systems  Download
Roofing Hurricane Mitigation Info  Download
Sheathing Mitigation Affidavit  Download
Sign Fee Sheet  Download
Simplified Energy Synopsis - for Glazing & Roofing Permits  Download
Special Inspector - Notice of Employment  Download
TCO/TCC Instructions and Application/Affidavit  Download
Temp for Test  Download
Threshold Building Affidavit  Download
Threshold Completion Statement  Download
Uniform Roofing Permit Application  Download

This information is compiled from the City of Doral FL website

Licensing Information

Step One - Getting Started

Decide what legal structure you would like to have: A) Sole Proprietor, B) Partnership C) Corporation D) LLC (Limited Liability Company). Lawyers and doctors may form a Professional Association (PA). Although you do not need an attorney to start a business, it is recommended to seek counsel at the outset of any new venture. For your convenience, all forms can be found on-line at

Step Two - Look Before You Lease!

Check the zoning, parking and other regulations with the City of Doral Planning and Zoning Department BEFORE signing a contract with a leasing agent. For businesses moving into an existing space that are planning interior remodeling, be sure to check with the Building Department for a building permit. You may also be required to obtain additional licenses and permits from Miami-Dade Fire and DERM (Department of Environmental Resources). New businesses are strongly advised to visit the City of Doral Planning and Zoning Department in person before proceeding with any contracts or leases.

Step Three - Do Your Due Diligence

As a new business, you may be required by the City to obtain additional permits or licenses from the State or other entities. To determine the appropriate licensing department for your new business visit In an effort to help businesses begin construction work sooner and accelerate the plan review process, the City of Doral Building Departmentoffers Early Start Permitting and Fire/DERM Concurrent Plan Reviews. For more information, please visit the Building Department online or contact the Building Department with any questions.

Step Four - Local Business Tax Receipt and Certificate of Use

Every business in the City of Doral is required to obtain a Local Business Tax Receipt (Occupational License) and a Certificate of Use regardless of how small and even if it is in your home. If your business is home-based you must also fill out a home-based business affidavit and if you live in an apartment complex that has an association you must bring a letter from the association stating that they approve your home-based business. Also check out additional items that are needed to apply for your LBT and CU (all forms can be found in our website under Planning and Zoning). Every business is also required to obtain a Miami-Dade County Occupational License. These requirements are enforced by the City of Doral Code Compliance Department.

Step Five (Optional) - Business Startup Assistant

Miami-Dade County’s Business Startup Assistant provides individualized information on what you will need to launch YOUR business. Get a checklist of local, state and federal requirements among nine different business types, or choose to receive information about opening a general business. 
Try the Business Startup Assistant now. (*This service is provided by Miami-Dade County and is not part of the City of Doral!*)

Additional Information

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