City Services

Website Redesign Project

Help us build a better City of Sunny Isles Beach website.

We are excited to announce our website is getting a makeover!   Over the next year, we will be working with Granicus to build a brand new user-friendly, secure, ADA compliant and modern website. The City envisions a new website that enhances the user experience, simplifies content management, and provides resident-focused information and premier service, while meeting high standards for design …

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Transit Study

Transit Study Town Hall

A Transit Study is currently underway. We need your help to provide improved transit service in Sunny Isles Beach. Whether you already use the SIBshuttle or would consider any alternative form of transportation, we would like your input. Please complete the survey below to provide us with your feedback. The survey is available in English, Spanish and Russian. Our Transit Study …

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Senior Concierge Services

Sunny Isles Beach Senior Concierge Services

The City cares about our senior population and is here to help with any questions you may have. Not sure how to pay your electric bill? Questions about signing up for Medicare or Medicaid? Need help using your smart device? Then contact our Senior Concierge Services team. Gateway Center 151 Sunny Isles Blvd 305.792.1798 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 1:00 – …

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New Building Permit Fees

City skyline and aerial view

(Tuesday, August 3, 2021) – We would like to commend the Building Department on successfully developing a new building permit fee structure. After a comprehensive analysis conducted by JRD & Associates, the new fee structure is more transparent, concise, easy to understand, and will ensure cost recovery. The most notable part of the revised building permit fees is that they …

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Important Update on Special Building Inspections

Building inspector typing on an ipad.

In response to the partial building collapse in Surfside, the Sunny Isles Beach Building Department has initiated a proactive inspection process for commercial and multi-family buildings built prior to 1982. Sunny Isles Beach has 59 properties that meet this criteria. Out of these structures, 39 have received their required recertification for continued occupancy and 20 are in different stages of …

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Storm Drain Cleaning

Cleaning storm drains

(Friday, March 26, 2021) – The City of Sunny Isles Beach is gearing up for the Florida rainy season. You may see EnviroWaste trucks around the city cleaning and clearing out storm drains. The cleaning process consists of pumping water from the drains, filtering it of waste, and returning the clean water to the drains. Sunny Isles Beach has 170 …

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Appointments Online

Appointments online

Building, Code Compliance, and Planning & Zoning Our Building, Code Compliance and Planning & Zoning Departments are now serving walk-in customers. Appointments are also available and welcome. Please book your appointment online at the links below, or call the following departments during their regular business hours.  Building Permits New Construction Permits Business Licensing Code Enforcement Parking Enforcement Short-Term Vacation Rental Licenses Zoning …

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No Grease Down the Drain

No Grease down the Drain

Do not pour fats, oils and grease down the drain. The Problem Grease hardens when cooled, and along with fats and oils, forms globs that stick to walls inside sewer pipes. This restricts wastewater flow and can clog the pipes leading to sewer overflows into parking lots and streets. Foods that float in the dish water should not go down the …

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Sunny Isles Beach Elevates City Services by Embracing Technological Initiatives

Aerial view of Sunny Isles Beach

By Christopher J. Russo, Former City Manager (Friday, November 1, 2019) – For the last several years, the City of Sunny Isles Beach has been breaking barriers and driving technological advancements to the forefront of our agenda. In late 2015, Mayor George “Bud” Scholl launched the Mayor’s Technology Initiative, challenging city staff to develop ideas to keep our city on …

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