Community Planning and Development - Planning Zoning and Sustainability Division - Sustainability Section

12400 NE 8 Avenue
North Miami, FL 33161
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Nixon Lebrun, AICP - City Planner
Telephone: 305.893.6511, Ext. 12159

Kent Walia - Sustainability Administrator
Telephone: 305.893.6511, Ext. 12205

The Planning and Sustainability Division is responsible for current and long range planning and improving the environmental sustainability of the community. The sustainability section deals with addressing the growing concerns regarding the environmental impacts of sea-level rise and climate change that affect our community. The City recognizes the importance of maintaining sustainability by encouraging public and private development to increase energy efficiency, protect the environment without sacrificing performance.

Drought Tolerant Palms & Cycads
Drought Tolerant Sub Shurbs
Stormwater Retention/Detention Areas
FPL Right Tree Right Place

Issue 1: E-Waste Management
Issue 2: Recycling
Issue 3: Water Conservation
Issue 4: Why Trees Matter?
Issue 5: Going Solar
Issue 5: Bringing Back the Butterflies


Press Release Photo Album

January "Miami-Dade Arch Creek Basin Study" environment presentation. Click here for the presentation.
Tuesday, January 24 | 7:00 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers - 2nd Floor
February Drive Through - Drop Off Recycle Event
Saturday, February 11 | 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
North Miami Police  Department - 700 NE 124 Street
March 2017 LEAF Summit
Thursday, March 23 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
FIU, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., Wolfe University Center
April Green Awareness Event
Time and Location TBA
June TBA
July TBA
August TBA
September TBA
October TBA
November TBA
December TBA

Click here for the 2016 Calendar of Green Events

Sustainability Links:




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City of North Miami | 776 NE 125 Street | North Miami | Florida 33161 | 305.893.6511