BID FORMS & APPLICATIONS
- Click to download the Parking Waiver Application or click to read more about Parking Waivers.
- Click to download the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application Guide or click to read more about Sidewalk Cafe Permits.
- Click to fill out the google forms application for the Street Banners or click to read more about Street Banner Policies.
- Click to download the Façade Improvement Grant Application or click to read more about The Façade Improvements Grant program.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATION FORM
On April 25th, the City Commission unanimously passed Ordinance 13833 which amended Article 2.11.17 of the City of Miami Code to “incorporate the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District’s Board of Director’s (BID Board) recommended amendments, which were submitted to and approved by a majority of affected property owners, reducing the number of voting members of the BID Board from 19 members to 9 members.”
Interested in serving on the BID Board of Directors?
All interested and eligible parties should submit their letter of interest to the Coconut Grove BID via firstname.lastname@example.org by May 29, 2019.
PARKING WAIVER APPLICATION
The City of Miami allows property owners in the Coconut Grove Improvement Trust Fund Area (BID) to obtain a Certificate of Waiver, by making payments in lieu of providing required off-street parking spaces.
The waiver of required off-street parking spaces shall be applicable only to the structure and use for which it is issued. New developments, or any construction generating additional square footage of floor space or increasing the floor area ratio, shall be required to comply with the parking requirements for said additions or obtain waivers. Certificates of waiver may be modified to include square footage as long as the overall thresholds as specified in section 602.10 of the Zoning Ordinance are not exceeded.
Fees for the certificate of waiver shall be paid in accordance with Chapter 35, Article VIII of the Code of the City of Miami.
Please follow the links below to access the Parking Waiver Application, as well as a set of instructions for completing the application.
Once you have completed the application and signed by appropriate Departments within the City of Miami, please bring to the Coconut Grove BID office- 3390 Mary Street #130, Miami, FL 33133.
Please feel free to contact our office with any questions regarding this application process at (305) 461-5506.
SIDEWALK CAFE PERMIT APPLICATION
The City of Miami allows restaurants to obtain a permit to place additional chairs and tables within the sidewalk area.
Restaurants must obtain a sidewalk café permit before providing sidewalk service to patrons.
Please note that the City of Miami Department of Public Works has transitioned to an online sidewalk café application system.
Click here for a Sidewalk Cafe Application Guide.
Please feel free to contact our office with any questions regarding this application process at (305) 461-5506 or email@example.com.
Please submit the Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application to the City of Miami public works department in order to have outside seating located in the public right-of-way in Coconut Grove.
As this is an annual process, we recommend you locate and keep the following documents to streamline the permit application:
- Occupational License (Business Tax Receipt)
- Survey of the whole property
- Liability Insurance naming City of Miami as additional insured.
- Certificate of Use.
- Photos of Proposed Outdoor Furniture.
- Scaled layout Drawing of Sidewalk Cafe Area
FACADE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM
The Façade Improvement Grant Program is a grant program of the Village of Coconut Grove approved
and funded by the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District (BID) annually. This program has
allocated funds for qualified projects to generally be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
The purpose of the Façade Improvement Grant Program is meant to support the rehabilitation and
preservation of commercial property; encourage new business; and to retain, revitalize, and expand an
The following persons are eligible to apply and receive grant funds:
- Property owners of commercial buildings within the Business Improvement District.
- Business owners or tenants of commercial buildings within the Business Improvement District
with property owner consent.
For more information, download the Façade Improvement Grant Program application.