The Historic Preservation Ordinance, located in Chapter 23 of the Miami City Code, is a mechanism to recognize Miami's historic properties that meet the criteria for local historic significance. Its purpose is to encourage the preservation of historic properties.
The sections contained in this article are as follows:
Sec. 23-1. - Intent and purpose.
Sec. 23-2. - Definitions.
Sec. 23-3. - Historic and environmental preservation board; preservation officer.
Sec. 23-4. - Designation of historic resources, historic districts, and archaeological sites and zones.
Sec. 23-5. - Nomination to the national register of historic places.
Sec. 23-6. - Transfer of development rights for historic resources; provision for a determination of eligibility process, and special provisions for resources within the Miami Modern (MiMo)/Biscayne Boulevard Historic District; prohibiting certain uses; and establishing a 35-foot height limit.
Sec. 23-6.1. - Waivers, exceptions and exclusions for locally designated historic resources.
Sec. 23-6.2. - Certificates of appropriateness.
Sec. 23-6.3. - Administration, enforcement, violations, and penalties.
Sec. 23-6.4. - Signage.