Opening a Business
The Town of Miami Lakes is at the forefront of providing its business owners with information and support to help their businesses “Grow Beautifully”.
This Miami Lakes Business Handbook was created as a way to encourage entrepreneurism and business development. Starting your business can be difficult at times. This guide seeks to help you along the way by providing resources and basic information to get you started in the right direction.
Choose Your Location.
Before speaking with a Zoning Information Specialist, go to the Town Website: https://www.miamilakes-fl.gov/FindZoning/ to learn more about the property you wish to purchase or rent for your business.
Confirm with the Zoning Department that the desired use is allowed in the zoning district where you are looking to locate your business by calling (305) 512-7128 or via email at: email@example.com.
Click here for the pdf Certificate of Use Application (198 KB)
For questions, contact the Town’s Building Department via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (305) 364-6100.
Click here for the necessary steps before submitting the application.
Once you have obtained DERM and Fire approval, return the pdf Certificate of Use Application (198 KB) to the Building Department for final processing.
Click here for BUSINESS TAX RECEIPT APPLICATION
*Please note: Each agency or professional business office is required to have a business tax receipt and each professional working out of such location is required to appear as a Licensee.
The Town is committed to promoting continued growth and expansion of the business community and is equally committed to retaining and supporting our current business base.
In an effort to show our appreciation, the Town alongside its Economic Development Committee has established a Business Welcoming Committee. The program is designed to assist Miami Lakes businesses and provide your company with the opportunity to let us know how the Town can further assist you in your business endeavors. The Town is also happy to assist in coordinating a ribbon-cutting ceremony, as well as promote your business on the Shop Miami Lakes social media accounts and any community events on the Community Calendar hosted on the Town’s website.