The Planning Department provides comprehensive planning, development, and design services to ensure that Miami Lakes remains a vibrant, growing community that preserves a sense of place and conserves its character. As part of its role, the Planning Department is here to process the development of Miami Lakes neighborhoods, commercial and industrial districts, as well as prepare plans and regulatory tools to ensure Miami Lakes’ growth and development. Additionally, the Planning Department gathers, updates, and analyzes demographic, environmental, transportation, and infrastructure data to help the Town prepare and plan for the future.
Planning & Zoning Board
The Planning and Zoning Board consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor and Town Council to make final decisions on zoning variance requests. The Planning and Zoning Board also makes recommendations to the Town Council regarding rezoning, amendments to the Land Development Code, and changes to the Miami Lakes Comprehensive Plan.
Development Review Checklist
Posting and Notifications
Land Development Code
Landscape Commercial Compliance
Low-Maintenance Landscape Plants