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This section contains general requirements for different application types. Not all cases are equal, please treat these guidelines as general, if you need specific information call us at 305-593-6700.

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General Requirements for any Permit

 
 

City of Doral Permit Application
2 Sets of Drawings/Plans
2 Copies of Survey (if, applicable)
2 Copies of Condominium Association Approval Letter (if, applicable)
2 Copies of any other pertinent document
Permit Application must be completed as follows:

 
 
  • Section 1.- Owner or Tenant Name
  • Section 2.- Contractor Information
  • Section 3.- Permit Type (trade)
  • Section 4.- Only used when change to an existing permit
  • Section 5.- Type of Improvement
  • Section 6.- Only if applicable Architect or Engineer
  • Section 7.- Folio Number required, current use of property, description of work, estimated value and area
  • Section 8.- Owner, if different than Section 1
  • Section 9.- Contact name
 

The permit application must be signed by and notarized by the owner and contractor, if applicable.

 

Requirements for Shutter Permit

 
 

City of Doral Permit Application signed and notarized by owner and contractor, if applicable.

 
 

2 Sets of:

  • Product Approval
  • Manufacturer Authorization Letter
  • Wind Load Calculations (must be signed and sealed by an Engineer)
  • Layout of openings to be protected with dimensions
  • Homeowners Association Letter
 

Requirements for Fence Permit

 
 

City of Doral Permit Application: Application signed and notarized by owner and contractor, if applicable.

 
 

2 Sets of:

  • Boundary Survey
  • Wood Fence (Department has detail available)
  • Concrete/Block (Drawings Required)
  • Aluminum Fence/Iron (Drawings Required)
  • Association or Management Company Approval, if applicable
 

Permit Renewals of Miami-Dade County Expired Permits

 
 

City ofDoral Permit Application: must be signed and notarized by owner and contractor, if applicable.

 
 
  • Original "Job Copy" (The City will have a 2nd copy made)
  • If original "Job Copy" not available applicant must bring 2 certified copies from Miami Dade County Microfilm.
 

Permit Renewals City of Doral Expired Permits

 
 

City ofDoral Permit Application: must be signed and notarized by the owner and contractor, if applicable.

 
 
  • Original "Job Copy"
  • Original Permit Card
  • If "Job Copy" not available they must first request lost plans and then apply for Renewal.
 

Requirements for Burglar Alarm Permit

 
 

City ofDoral Applicationmust be signed and notarized by the owner/tenant and contractor. No plans are required.

 

Requirements for Fire Alarm Permit

 
 

City ofDoral Applicationmust be signed and notarized by owner/tenant and contractor. Must be approved by the Fire Department prior to submittal.

 
 
  • 2 sets of plans
 

Requirements for Fire Sprinklers Permits

 
 

City ofDoral Applicationmust be signed and notarized by owner/tenant and contractor. Must be approved by the Fire Department prior to submittal.

 
 
  • 2 sets of plans
 

Requirements for Permanent Generator

 
 

Building permit application. 2 set of plans including the following:

 
 
  1. Survey
  2. Site plan: showing location of main building and set backs, location of generator and fuel tank, location of adjacent structure and setbacks in relation to the property line in the area of generator installation.
  3. Floor plan: showing location of all openings (windows, doors, vent outlet) next to the generator exhaust outlet, location of a/c unit and location of any opening from the neighboring structures. Minimum distance between those items and generator exhaust is 10 feet and generator spacing from the building shall meet manufacturer's specifications.
  4. Structural plans: These plans shall indicate location of slab, dimensions, thickness, and reinforcement. Also this drawing must provide information on generator anchoring to the slab.
  5. Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing plans must be included in the set of plans and shall follow the guide lines for each trade.
 

Generator minimum requirements:

 
 
  • In all flood districts minimum elevation for generator base is the finish floor of the building.
  • Underground fuel tanks and pads for permanently installed generators shall be located not less than five feet from any property line or from the principal structure.
  • In no event shall the generator or aboveground fuel tank be placed forward of the front or corner side building line.
  • Equipments cannot be located at the front of the property and must be screened from public view by landscaping of other acceptable material and protection shall be provided to fuel storage tank (curbs, bollards, etc) when subject to damage.
  • Signs shall be placed at the electrical service entrance equipment that indicates the location of onsite optional standby power sources.
  • A permanent sign shall be placed at the transfer switch location indicating the sequence of operation to start the generator and transfer the electrical loads.
 

Revisions

 
 

City ofDoral Permit Applicationthe application must be signed and notarized by the master permit contractor.

 
 
  • 2 set of plans to be revised.
  • Commercial project must go to Fire
 

Sub Permits
Plans not required

 
 

City ofDoral Permit Application: Application signed and notarized by sub contractor Trade Fee Sheet, fee sheet must match the take off in the master permit file. If it matches we can proceed to issue the sub permit. If the contractor questions the amount they must see the processor.

 

Sub Permits
Plans required

 
 

City of Doral Permit Application. Application signed and notarized by sub contractor.
2 set of plans are required for plan review

 
 
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  • Requirements for Generator
  • Homeowner's Association (HOA) Guide to Permitting

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