This article should serve as information for anyone interested in buying property in Miami or Realtors who are helping a client look for a property. I know many buyers in Miami are from foreign countries which may have completely different rules regarding land use.
Most of the zoning codes in the Miami area are based on mathematical equations, except for the City of Miami. The City of Miami Zoning Code is a form-based code. This means they are trying to achieve a look to the city.
With most mathematical codes the larger the...
Include cross-ventilation in the design. There is not need to air-condition a house all-year around. Including windows on several walls of a room will reduce the need for air-conditioning throughout most of the year.