In accordance with the Miami Dade County Code, section 8-11 (f), all buildings, except single-family residences, duplexes, and minor structures, which are thirty (30) years or older must be recertified by the Building Official when the structure becomes 30 years old and then every 10 years after the first Recertification. For buildings (condominiums and cooperative associations) 3-stories or taller located 3-miles within the coastline are required to be recertified 25 years and 10 years thereafter.
Minor Buildings are defined as any occupancy group having an occupant load of 10 or less,and having a gross area of 2,000 square feet or less.
Structural and Electrical Inspection
The Owner or Owner’s representative must hire a Registered Architect and / or a Professional Engineer to perform electrical and structural inspections for the building and submit a completed report of the inspection performed to the Governmental Compliance Section in the City of North Miami Beach Building Department for review and approval.