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

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

Derrick Cook, MBA - Zoning Manager
Telephone: 305.893.6511, Ext. 19004

Zoning Section is responsible for providing technical and professional recommendations to the public in order to ensure compliance with the Land Development Regulations and the Comprehensive Plan. Chapter 29 of the City of North Miami Code of Ordinance is now available on Gridics. The section also overseas existing development and redevelopment within its City limits. The section processes a variety of applications, working closely with the Board of Adjustment to ensure all development reflects the City’s Land Development Regulations. Zoning Section provides the following services:

  • Administers zoning regulations and processes in accordance with the Land Development Regulations
  • Provides Certificate of Use to new and existing business, this ensures compliance with zoning code regulations
  • Site plan review
  • Design review
  • Landscaping
  • Review building permits for compliance with the zoning code
  • Administrative Variances
  • Zoning verification Letters
  • Zoning Inspections
  • Special event permits
  • Paint permits
  • Film permits
  • Assistant Living Facilities application and verifications letters


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City of North Miami | 776 NE 125 Street | North Miami | Florida 33161 | 305.893.6511