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2009-158-1103 - Re-Occupancy Permit Fee City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 8, 2009 Item Type: Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: Yes No Ordinance Reading: 1st Reading 2nd Reading X x Public Hearing: Yes No Yes No x Funding Source: General Fund Advertising Requirement: Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Sponsor Name Danny O. Crew, City Manager Department: Code Compliance Division Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING THE FEES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF RE‐OCCUPANCY PERMIT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE Staff Summary: Background The Re‐Occupancy Ordinance was approved and passed by Council on January 28th 2009. A resolution has been drafted for the establishment of fees for a Re‐occupancy Permit: 1. Publicity and Community Outreach Campaign • A Brochure Handout/Mailer was established And distributed to local realtor associations • Contact was made with Realtors, Title Companies, Lawyers, Banks, and related businesses, Miami Gardens and surrounding area • Advertisements were placed in Herald ( Insert dates) • Public Meetings were held on (insert dates) ITEM J-3) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Establishing fees for Re-Occupancy Permit 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 2. Establishment of Administrative Procedures The re‐occupancy program prompted the creation of a new permit type in the Eden permitting system and the creation of policies and procedures for the inspection and administration of the program. Staff has completed all of the above mentioned internal processes and is now ready to implement the program. Current Situation Regarding fiscal impact of this program, the fees created for the Re‐Occupancy Permit is as follows: • $75.00 application processing fee for 5 to 7 business days • $175.00 application processing fee for 3 days The attached resolution requests Council approval, to implement the fee schedule for the re‐occupancy permit program. Comparison Table ‐January 2008 Jurisdiction Fee Schedule Process Time (Days) Total Housing Units: Per 2000 Census 2008 App's Estimated Annual Revenue (2008 X min. fee) Miami Gardens $75.00 $175.00 (expedited) 7/3 expedited 30,988 765** $ 87,975.00 North Miami SF $75.00/$300.00; Apt (4 units) $150.00/$600.00; Each Addn'l -$7.50/$20.00 10/2 expedited 22,281 932 $ 69,900.00 Hialeah $50.00/$100.00 30/10 expedited 72,142 545 $ 27,250.00 Miami Shores $60.60 7 3,836 42 $ 2,545.20 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 ** Estimate based on North Miami & Hialeah’s 2008 applications: an average of total applications divided by total housing units multiplied by the total number of housing units in Miami Gardens. Proposed Action: That council approve the attached resolution adopting the fee of $75.00 for standard application processing fee and $175.00 for expedited processing Attachment: Attachment A: Re‐Occupancy Ordinance Attachment B: Application