Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Florida
Additional Place applies to Miami-Dade County, Florida
Name Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida)
Incentive Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

Requirement New construction: Must attain LEED Silver designation or higher

Renovations: Must attain LEED Certified designation or higher

Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-18
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

Incentive Source


In 2005, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution to incorporate sustainable building measures into county facilities. In 2007, Ordinance 07-65 created the Sustainable Buildings Program in the County Code, and Implementing Order 8-8 established specific guidelines for county facilities. All new construction is required to attain LEED Silver designation, and all renovations must attain LEED Certified designation. Other standards for sustainable buildings may be used with the approval of the Sustainability Manager.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Miami-Dade Green
Department Miami-Dade County
Division Office of Sustainability
Address 111 N.W. 1st Street
Address 2 22nd Floor
Place Miami, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 33128
Phone (305) 375-5593


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Code of Miami-Dade County Sec. 9-71 et. seq,

Authority 2: Implementing Order 8-8

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1.  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"