Code Enforcement - Frequently Asked Questions
|1.||What do I do about a Civil Violation Notice that was issued to me?
A violator who has been served with a civil violation notice can elect to either:
|2.||How do I get information to correct the violation?
Contact the Code Inspector of the Code Enforcement Agency who issued the notice.
How can I request an administrative hearing before a Hearing Officer to appeal the decision of the Animal Control Officer / Investigator?
Code Enforcement, Clerk of the Courts
|4.||Can I mail my payment?
Yes, make your check payable to Code Enforcement, Clerk of Courts and mail it to the above address.
|5.||Do I have to pay the penalty if I have already corrected the violation?
Yes, you are required to do both, that is correct the violation and pay the penalty in order for the case to be closed.
|6.||Why have I received a second notice with accumulative penalties since I have already paid my original penalty?
The second notice was generated due to the fact that a correction of the violation has not been recorded.
|7.||What does an "Intact Dog" mean?
A dog that has not been spayed or neutered.
|8.||How can I get to speak to someone in the Miami-Dade Animal Services Department?
In accordance to the Animal Care & Control System, it is required that you leave a detailed message on their voice mail at (305) 884-1101 ext. 222, or fax the information directly to them at (305) 884-3447.
|9.||Why did I not get a WARNING notice prior to receiving a civil violation notice?
A warning is not required, but it is sometimes given as a courtesy at the discretion of the Code Enforcement Agency.
I no longer have the dog, (i.e.: it died), what do I do?
Miami-Dade Animal Services Department
Where can I appeal the decision of the Hearing Officer?