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In-Person (W) Understanding Zoning Principles, Terminology and Techniques

June 21, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Upcoming CRE Classes with Jose A. Garrido

Instructor: Jose Garrido

 In-Person (W) Understanding Zoning Principles, Terminology and Techniques: A Comprehensive Workshop

June 21st from 9am to 12pm

This three-hour interactive course introduces the basic principles, terminologies, techniques of zoning and land use regulation in the City of Miami, Miami-Dade County and other municipalities, with an emphasis on “How it Works in The CRE Real Estate Industry”.  Attention is given to Commercial Real Estate and Development, variety of zoning and land use regulations, zoning terms, zoning density, from the comprehensive plan in simple views to advanced techniques including sustainable zoning practices.  A must for all CRE Agents.

With real life experiences explained by Jose A. Garrido, the lecture program presents an introduction to the subject in theory and practice.  many topics will be discussed with examples, including the comprehensive plan, what is and how to read a Boundary Survey, the many items that explain a site’s condition, what are subdivisions, basic zoning principles and practice (history and general practice), PUD planning, sustainable zoning and development codes, and how to find Zoning information in the governmental sites, where and why.

  • Zoning/The basics introduction
  • The what and why? Zoning district designations defined
  • The code maps, regulations and types in State, County, and Municipalities
  • How it all works in CRE Real Estate
  • The team players in the development process
  • Type of Assets and Zoning / Commercial Office / CBD Retail / Condos /Mixed Use / Business Opportunities
  • Zoning Code Numbers and Regulations including City of Miami / Miami21 / Miami-Dade County Chapter 33
  • Evaluating Commercial Property, vacant and existing.  Topics include Building Density and Learning How to Calculate Density
  • Looking at Vacant Land.  How it all comes together n the development process
  • Zoning legal permissibility of vacant lands.

Part 2 – Case Studies and the Zoning Hearing Process

The Special Urban Districts Defined in Miami-Dade County
How to Read a Survey / Platting Process
Due Diligence Process 
  • What is it, What it Contains ?
  • The Zoning Hearing Process
  • Variances, district boundary changes defined
  • CDMP amendment cycle, its role
  • Miami-Dade Agricultural Land and Interim District Defined
Several other topics will be addressed by the instructor

Members: $35 / Non-Members: $50

Instructor: Jose A. Garrido
Location:  West Broward office (Sawgrass)
                   13680 NW 14 Street
                   Sunrise, FL 33323

This class has 5 MIAMI Commercial Diploma Points

8:30am : Check-in and Continental Breakfast 


West Broward Sawgrass Office
13680 NW 14 St
Sunrise, FL 33323 United States
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