As of Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Development Services is closed to the public to promote "Social Distancing" and safety for residents and staff in light of the current national and regional COVID-19 outbreak. Staff is still working and will conduct business online. Field inspections are being conducted until further notice.
The Planning Division has issued new online submission instructions. View the instructions here.
The Building Division is currently only accepting new submittals and re-works electronically. View the instructions here.
- Online Payment Information
- Planning & Zoning Accounts
- Building Permit Accounts
- Business Tax Receipt Accounts
Development Services is now accepting online payments for Hearing Applications, Building Permits, and Local Business Tax Receipts. Under the current Declared State of Emergency, the convenience fee will be passed on to the applicant/customer.
The Development Services Online Payment Portal will down for Fiscal Year End maintenance beginning Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 12pm and will resume normal operations by 8am on Thursday, October 1, 2020.
Click here to make your payments online. In order to process your payment, please have your account number ready. Your account number will be specific to the Hearing Number, Building Permit, or Business Tax Receipt that you are seeking to pay for.
The account number is your 8 digit process/permit number displayed on the permit invoice. Click here to make your payments online.
New Businesses: The account number is the 7-digit Tax Receipt Number displayed on the invoice received. Please contact email@example.com for further questions.
Existing Businesses: The account number is the 7 digit Tax Receipt Number found on the top left corner of the City of Homestead Local Business Tax Receipt.
Below are the contacts for various Development Services items.
Development Services Contacts
- Joseph M. Corradino, AICP, Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Michelle M. Lopez, Deputy Director: email@example.com
- David G. Hennis, Assistant Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jackie Maytan, Administrative Assistant: email@example.com
Planning & Zoning Contacts
- Eddy Nuñez, Zoning Associate: firstname.lastname@example.org
- General questions related to the zoning code, comprehensive plan, zoning districts, land use designations, master plans.
- Alessandra Alvarez, Planning & Zoning Assistant: email@example.com
- General questions related to the administrative and public hearings, public records, and entitlements.
- Cathy Milford, Business Licensing: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Matters related to obtaining a Business Tax Receipt, transfers, existing businesses.
- Ericka Bourraine, Cost Recovery/School Concurrency/Business Licensing: email@example.com
- Inquiries related to public heading cost recovery accounts, school concurrency, and business licensing.
Economic Development Contacts
- Ana San Roman, Economic Development: firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Services Contacts
- Building permit submittals - email@example.com
- Electrical permit submittals – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Plumbing permit submittals – email@example.com
- Mechanical permit submittals – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Roofing permit submittals – email@example.com
- Plans status – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Inspection status and inspection scheduling – email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Certificates or Temporary Certificates of Completion or Occupancy - email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
- 40 year recertifications – email@example.com
- Public Record Requests – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Open permit searches – email@example.com
- General permitting or inspection questions -firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- School Concurrency – firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Contact Information
- Building Official, Linda S. Blanco, CBO, CFM: email@example.com
- Chief Building Inspector, Gladys Salas, P.E.: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chief Electrical Inspector, Yasser Duran: email@example.com
Inspections are ongoing.