New Resident Information Brochure

Emergency Services

Miami Shores Police Department

Miami Dade Fire Rescue Station 30 Miami-dade


ADA Grievance procedure and policy


ADA Grievance


Emergency Preparednessclick here



Sexual Offenders


Residential Alarm Permits – Any homeowner or business utilizing an alarm system must follow the guidelines as outlined in Ordinance no. 666-08. Any operational alarm system must be registered with the Police Department at Click Here.


Garage Sale Permits – Miami Shores Village requires a permit for a garage sale. Only one (1) sale is allowed per year. Garage Sale permits are good for two (2) consecutive days only. The cost for the permit is $5.00 and an application is required to be completed and submitted to the Building Department. To download a Garage Sale Permit, Click Here.


Permits - Any construction or alteration to properties in Miami Shores requires a Building Permit except for any pressure cleaning. You can obtain a permit application at the Building Department located at Village Hall or can download a copy here. Permits are usually required for interior and exterior construction, plumbing and water supply work, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical work and exterior painting. Accessory structures (shed, pools, satellite dishes, etc.) also require permits. A permit is needed when the owner wants to add something or change the location of something on the property. Before proceeding with any work, please check with the Building Department at (305) 795-2204.


Water Restrictions – South Florida Water Management District has issued water restrictions as outlined on the Miami Dade County web site at Click Here.


Water Quality Report – Miami Dade County Water and Sewer Department provides water to Miami Shores Village. To view the latest quality report, click here


Septic Tank Information – Most Miami Shores Village properties operate on a septic tank system, NOT a sewer system. This includes a drain field which is located on the property. Before you dig, contact the Building Department at 305-795-2204 to find out where your system is located.


Flood Protection InformationClick here for more information.


Transportation – Miami Shores Village operates a fixed route intra Village shuttle bus system. The Shores Shuttle service is funded by the Citizen’s Independent Transportation Trust (CITT). For route information, Click here.


Additional transportation – Other transportation around Miami Shores and local vicinities can be found at Click Here.


Passport Facilities – Information regarding passport acceptance facilities can be found at Click Here


Census Information - Latest census information can be found at Click Here

White Fly Information - Click Here