Community Planning and Development - Planning Zoning and Sustainability Division - Sustainability Section

12400 NE 8 Avenue
North Miami, FL 33161
305.895.9825
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Debbie Love - City Planner
Telephone: 305.893.6511, Ext. 19003
E-Mail: dlove@northmiamifl.gov

Lian Plass - Sustainability Administrator
Telephone: 305.893.6511, Ext. 19012
E-Mail: lplass@northmiamifl.gov

The Planning and Sustainability Division is responsible for current and long range planning and improving the environmental sustainability of the community. The sustainability section deals with addressing the growing concerns regarding the environmental impacts of sea-level rise and climate change that affect our community. The City recognizes the importance of maintaining sustainability by encouraging public and private development to increase energy efficiency, protect the environment without sacrificing performance.

 

 

 Earth 911 - Click Here to find recycling locations

 

Recyclebank - Click Here to earn rewards for recycling at home

FPL Home Energy Audit

FPL Energy Saving Tips

Water Consevation Tips

Questions or Concerns About Flooding?
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Bioswales

 

FPL Right Tree Right Place Policy

 

Landscape/Tree Removal Ordinance

 

Landscape/Tree Removal Permit

 

Prohibit Plants List

 

Miami-Dade County Landscape Manual

Miami-Dade County Citizen Forestry Manual

Green Business Resources
Utility costs may constitute one of the largest expenditures of businesses. In order to help current and future businesses within the City reduce their utility bill payments in conjunction with their greenhouse gas emissions, promote climate change awareness, and stimulate economic development the City offers a grant to small businesses with seven employees or less in amounts of up to $5,000 to retrofit their facilities.

Green Business Rehabilitation Grant Program
This matching grant program provides small businesses with 7 employees or less up to $5,000 to retrofit their operation with sustainable elements that will reduce energy costs and long-term operating expenses through savings on monthly utility bills. The grant funds the installation of efficient lighting fixtures and appliances, new insulation, draft/ light sealants for windows, and doors, and automatic timed devices, and provides options for small-scale solar energy fixtures.

Click Here for the Application

 Questions? Call (305) 893-6511.

The City of North Miami is dedicated to Sustainable Development. Provisions in the Land Development Regulations (Chapter 29 of the North Miami Code of Ordinances), and the City's 2015-Adopted Comprehensive Plan are intended to define priorities in the years to come as well as serve as the foundation for design review and decision-making by Community Planning and Development Department Staff.

View 2017 Adopted Land Development Regulations

View 2015 Adopted Comprehensive Plan


Mayor's Monarch Butterlfy Garden

Press Release

Photo Album

Resolutions

  • R-2013-62
    A resolution of the Mayor and City Council of the City of North Miami, Florida, supporting the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact and agreeing to consider implementing the Regional Climate Action Plan and the GreenPrint Sustainability Plan, and urging all mayors in Miami-Dade County to support the Mayor’s Climate Action Pledge; providing for an effective date and for all other purposes.

  • R-2017-85
    A resolution of the mayor and city council of the City of North Miami, Florida, supporting the Paris Agreement and recommending that the City of North Miami formally join the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (“Compact’’) as a municipal partner; endorsing the Mayors’ Climate Action Pledge; thereby, affirming support for the Compact, implementing the Regional Climate Action Plan, in whole or in part, and urging all the mayors of Miami-Dade County to support and endorse both the Paris Agreement and the Mayors’ Climate Action Pledge; providing for an effective date and for all other purposes.

  • R-2015-112
    A Resolution of the Mayor and City Council of the City of North Miami, Florida, adopting the City of North Miami Street Tree Management Plan, in substantially the attached form, to serve as an informative resource guide for street tree management, planting program strategies, and design recommendation to maintain and protect trees in public places; providing for an effective date and for all other purposes.

South Florida Seal Level Rise Climate Change Compact

Sustainability Links:

Issue 1: E-Waste Management
Issue 2: Recycling
Issue 3: Water Conservation
Issue 4: Why Trees Matter?
Issue 5: Going Solar
Issue 6: Bringing Back the Butterflies
Issue 7: Sustainability w/Trees
Issue 8: Get Green 2017!
Issue 9: A Look at Product Lifecycles

 

 

 

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