Environmental Regulations

In order to protect, preserve, and manage Florida’s valuable environmental resources, regulations are set by the federal, state, county, and city governments. These regulations serve to minimize harmful impacts to the environment during human activities. In Miami Beach some of the most common activities are new construction, renovations, demolitions, and the operation of commercial facilities such as restaurants and waste handling stations.

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Read the city’s action plan that outlines projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Plastic Free
Miami Beach

It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.

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FEMA Flood
Zone Map

93% of Miami Beach is considered to be in a flood risk area. Find out where your property stands.

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This GIS-based tool translates technical terms and measurements for the street elevation portion of infrastructure improvements.

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Urban Land

Learn about ULI's independent report on the city's ongoing resiliency efforts and stormwater management program.

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