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Parks & Recreation
Flooding - Technical Assistance
Sustainability and Resiliency Committee
Environment and Sustainability
100 Resilient Cities
Climate Change Compact
Public Works staff can provide you information on the City utilities improvements, road improvements and how these improvements will connect with your personal property, such as driveway harmonization.
Please contact Public Works at 305.673.7080 for further information.
Building Department and Floodplain Management staff can provide you information on flood zone determination, the Florida Building Code and flood damage prevention regulations and requirements, and the 50% rule. Elevation certificates for buildings that were built after 1995 and FEMA retrofitting technique guides are available. Please contact the Building Department at 305.673.7610 ext. 6770 or 6165)
If you would like to understand your property’s specific elevation, obtain a copy of your elevation certificate of your property from a professional surveyor. A copy of Elevation Certificate for buildings that were built after 1995 may be available at the Building Department. Providing your Elevation Certificate to your flood insurance agent may reduce your flood insurance premium.
The City also recommends you consult with a professional architect or engineer for detailed professional recommendations to protect your property from water damage.
You can also consult with a Florida licensed contractor to provide specific retrofitting options and cost estimates for your property.