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    NEW RESIDENT CHECKLIST

    Cable Television
    Atlantic Broadband Telephone: 305-861-1564.
    Charter

    Electricity
    Florida Power & Light (FP&L)

    Apply for service by calling 305-442-8770/(TTY 800-432-6554)
    To report a hazardous condition call 800-4OUTAGE (468-8243)

    Gas
    Teco Peoples Gas

    Telephone: 305-940-0139 or 1-877 TECO PGS (1-877-832-6747)

    Pets
    Pet Licenses

    Telephone: 305-884-1101 ext. 222

    Garage Sales
    Rules and Permit information

    Utility Services
    Refuse/sewer/water services
    Call City of Miami Beach Utilities Services at 305-673-7440. Homeowners, and possibly renters, need to establish a County utilities account for these services.

    Public School Student Registration
    Parents should enroll school-age children as soon as they arrive in the City of Miami Beach. For initial entry into Miami-Dade County Public Schools, all students have the option of registering: (1) at a school on the basis of the actual residence of the parent or legal guardian in the attendance area of the school as approved by the Board, or (2) at a New Student Reception Center. Telephone: 305-995-1334

    Telephone 
    Bellsouth 

    Residential Service: 888-757-6500/(TTY 800-564-0999) EspaƱol 800-432-1424

    Vehicle Registration 
    New Florida residents must register their vehicles within 30 days after becoming a resident in Florida. You may title your vehicle in Florida and register for state license plates at Miami-Dade County Auto Tag Agency, 140 West Flagler Street #1203, Miami, Florida 33130. For complete details, telephone them at 305-375-5678.

    There are several Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Office located throughout Miami-Dade County.
    15555 Biscayne Blvd. North Dade Justice Building
    Telephone: 305-229-6333.

    Voter Registration 
    If you are a new Florida resident, you must register in order to be able to vote in Florida. If you moved to Miami Beach from another State of Florida jurisdiction, you must transfer your voter registration to Miami-Dade County. Both tasks may be accomplished at the Miami-Dade County Office of Elections, Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. 1st St., 19th Floor, Miami, Fl., 33128. You must register at least 29 days before an election.

    Miami-Dade County Telephone: 305-375-5553

    State of Florida Telephone: 850-245-6240

    Acceptance of Passport Applications
    The City of Miami Beach Finance Office located at 1755 Meridian Avenue, First Floor, accepts passport applications Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM only, excluding holidays.

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