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About Us - Building
aboutUsIcon The City of Doral Building Department is responsible for the review, processing, issuance, and inspection of building permits to ensure that construction within the City complies with the provisions of the Florida Building Code, the Miami-Dade County Code of Ordinances, and any relevant City Ordinances.

The Building Department recognizes the need to turnaround the review of applications quickly, the need of contractors to keep up with their construction schedule and, most importantly, the need for businesses to begin operating as soon as possible.  With that in mind, the Department is always looking for ways to help applicants navigate through the permitting process. 
As a result, the Department offers a host of services available to all applicants:

  • Pre-Construction Meetings
  • Design Professional Day
  • Walk-thru Plans Processing
  • Expedite Plans Review and Processing
  • Fire/DERM Concurrent Plan Reviews
  • Digitized Plan Reviews
  • Early Start Permitting
  • After-Hours Inspection Requests
  • Temporary Certificate of Occupancy or Completion 

Aside from processing permits, the Building Department is also responsible for:

  • Identifying, registering, and inspecting all of the boilers
  • Inspecting unfired vessels within the City
  • Monitoring and processing unsafe structures (properties that have been abandoned, have expired permits, or have been damaged in any way)
  • Reviewing the inspection reports submitted by engineers certifying the structural and electrical soundness of buildings that are at least forty (40) years old
  • In the event of a natural disaster, the Department is responsible for performing damage assessment throughout the City
  • reducing flood loses via enforcement of the current federal and local regulations
  • collecting floodplain information and maintaining records of the community
  • promoting awareness of flood insurance
  • providing elevation and flood zone information
  • issuing Flood Insurance Rate Map information letters to customers
  • administers the Flood Protection Assistance program

For more information on any Building Department program please call (305) 593-6700
or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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The Building Department will strive to provide excellent customer service and continue to be innovative while working together with other departments, agencies, and professionals to build a City that is not only beautiful, but safe.
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The Building Department is a professional business-friendly organization committed to preserving the health, welfare, and safety of its residents, businesses, and the general public through effective and efficient administration and supervision of the Florida Building Code, Florida Statutes, and all local Ordinances. This is accomplished by working together through open communication and cooperation with the community we serve. We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through excellence in customer service, timely delivery, innovation, high level of professionalism, and continuous improvement. We believe that through education and cooperation, we can and will build positive working relationships within the building community, consumers and citizens alike.

Council Meeting: Tuesday January 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM at the Doral Government Center
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City of Doral, Florida | 8401 NW 53rd Terrace, Doral, FL 33166 | 305-59DORAL (305-593-6725)
City of Doral Police Department | 6100 NW 99th Avenue, Doral, FL 33178

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To serve our community by relentlessly pursuing the highest quality of life through the delivery of efficient, sustainable, transparent ethical
and accountable government.

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