Electricity

Florida Power & Light (FP&L)

Apply for service by calling 305-442-8770/(TTY 800-432-6554)

To report a hazardous condition call 800-4OUTAGE (468-8243)

Gas

Teco Peoples Gas

Telephone: 305-940-0139 or 1-877 TECO PGS (1-877-832-6747)

Pets

Miami-Dade County Pet Adoption and Protection Center

Pet Licences & Tags

Telephone: 305-884-1101 ext. 222

Garage Sales

The Miami Beach Code requires that a permit be obtained at a fee of $20.00. Only one garage sale is permitted at a residential location in each 12-month period. Each garage sale permit is valid for two consecutive days. Permits are available at City Hall and application and payment must be made by 3:00 p.m. at least one business day prior to the sale.

Rules and Permit Information (PDF): Click to View | Click to Download

Garage Sales City Code (PDF): Click to View | Click to Download

To apply online for a permit: Miami Beach Citizen Access Portal (CAP)

Utility Services

Refuse/Sewer/Water Services

Call City of Miami Beach Utilities Services at 305-673-7440. Homeowners, and possibly renters, need to establish a County utilities account for these services.

Public School Student Registration

Parents should enroll school-age children as soon as they arrive in the City of Miami Beach. For initial entry into Miami-Dade County Public Schools, all students have the option of registering: (1) at a school on the basis of the actual residence of the parent or legal guardian in the attendance area of the school as approved by the Board, or (2) at a New Student Reception Center.

Telephone: 305-995-1334

Telephone

AT&T Services

Vehicle Registration

New Florida residents must register their vehicles within 30 days after becoming a resident in Florida. You may title your vehicle in Florida and register for state license plates at Miami-Dade County Auto Tag Agency, 140 West Flagler Street #1203, Miami, Florida 33130. For complete details, telephone them at 305-375-5678.

There are several Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Offices located throughout Miami-Dade County.

Go to Miami-Dade DMV genereal information page.

North Dade Justice Building: 15555 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Telephone: 305-229-6333.

Voter Registration

If you are a new Florida resident, you must register in order to be able to vote in Florida. If you moved to Miami Beach from another State of Florida jurisdiction, you must transfer your voter registration to Miami-Dade County. Both tasks may be accomplished at the Miami-Dade County Office of Elections, Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. 1st St., 19th Floor, Miami, Fl., 33128. You must register at least 29 days before an election.

Miami-Dade County Telephone: 305-375-5553

State of Florida Telephone: 850-245-6240

Acceptance of Passport Applications

The City of Miami Beach Finance Office located at 1755 Meridian Avenue, First Floor, accepts passport applications Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM only, excluding holidays.

More passport information available here.