In the Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD) and other unincorporated areas in Broward County, we issue zoning permits for the following:
- Commercial and Residential Landscaping
- Special/Outdoor Events
Current Zoning Ordinances & Maps
BMSD Zoning Ordinances
BMSD Zoning Maps
Broward County GIS maintains a variety of interactive and printable maps for use. Please check back periodically for updates as many of these are updated on a recurring basis
Landuse and Zoning (interactive) - look up parcels by folio, name, or address
Zoning (download/print) - updated PDF identifying zoning areas by color
Certificates of Use
Any new tenant or change of occupancy in a commercial or industrial property as well as any permitted residential facility must have a Certificate of Use to certify the use is permitted and does not violate any requirements of the Florida Building Code, Broward County Zoning Code or the Fire Marshal’s Office.
Residential Home Certificates of Use are permitted if the office is not more than 10 percent of the dwelling unit, no merchandise is stored and the office has no customers or other employees.
Have a general question about Zoning?
Check first the Certificate of Use (CU) FAQs. If your question is not answered here, then send an email to the Broward County Zoning Official or call
954-357-9785 or 954-357-6618, during business hours, which are Monday thru Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm. We are closed on major holidays. When contacting us, be sure to include your block and lot information in both the email and telephone message.