§ 8CC-5.1. Miami-Dade County Diversion Program.  

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  • Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 8CC-5, a violator who has been served with a civil violation notice may enter the Miami-Dade County Diversion Program, pursuant to Implementing Order of the Board of County Commissioners, provided the civil violation notice is issued for the violation of an ordinance listed in the table below, which may be amended from time to time.

    The "descriptions of violations" below are for informational purposes only and are not meant to limit or define the nature of the violations or the subject matter of the listed Code sections, except to the extent that different types of violations of the same Code section may carry different civil penalties. To determine the exact nature of any activity proscribed or required by this Code, the relevant Code section must be examined.

    Code Section Description of Violation
    7-3 Swimming or fishing from prohibited road bridges
    8A-172 Conducting business without a local business tax receipt
    8A-276(b) Failure to display commercial vehicle markings
    21-28 Producing loud or excessive noise
    21-31.2(b)(1), (2) Alcohol possession or consumption near a store
    21-31.4(B) Obstructing traffic or aggressively begging
    21-36.3(c) Solicitation in public right-of-way at prohibited intersections
    21-81(d)(1) Florida litter law
    21-81(d)(2) Illegal use of dairy cases, egg baskets, poultry boxes or bakery containers
    21-81(d)(3) Trespass on property other than structure or conveyance
    21-81(d)(4) Retail theft by removal of shopping cart
    21-81(d)(5) Loitering or prowling
    21-81(d)(6) Possession of cannabis in an amount of 20 grams or less
    21-81(d)(7) Possession of drug paraphernalia
    21-118 Theft of plants and fruits and trespass
    21-287 Rafting
    26-1 Parks violations


(Ord. No. 10-52, § 9, 9-21-10; Ord. No. 15-47, § 2, 6-30-15; Ord. No. 15-36, § 2, 5-5-15; Ord. No. 16-16, § 2, 2-2-16; Ord. No. 16-128, § 4, 11-1-16; Ord. No. 18-47, § 2, 5-1-18)