Code for Miami & The OpenGov Foundation Launch MiamiDadeCode.org
New Online Legal Resource Makes Miami-Dade County Laws More Accessible, User-Friendly and Interactive for All Residents and Businesses.
MIAMI, FL (December 2, 2015) — Code for Miami and The OpenGov Foundation today announced the launch of MiamiDadeCode.org, a free online resource to empower all County residents to discover, access and better understand the laws that govern them. The new website helps non-lawyers understand and interact with Miami-Dade’s most important data set – the County code – without any restrictions, fees or artificial barriers. Miami-Dade is the first county government to open its legal code for citizens on the Internet, joining innovative cities like San Francisco, Chicago and Baltimore, as well as states like Florida and Virginia, in the growing AmericaDecoded network of user-friendly laws and legal codes. [...]