Special Magistrate

All code cases in Monroe County are heard by a Special Magistrate. The Special Magistrate has the authority to subpoena witnesses and records, order rulings on violations, assess fines and order liens to be placed upon property. 

Property owners cited by code compliance are given a reasonable amount of time to bring their property into compliance before the case is referred to the Speical Magistrate. 

Monroe County Special Magistrate Rules of Procedure

The Monroe County Code Compliance Special Magistrate, in Section 8-30 shall have the power to adopt rules for the conduct of hearings. To read more: Rules Of Procedure.

Hearings

Dear Property Owner(s)/Agent(s):

Monroe County, Florida is taking precautionary measures due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if you currently have a case scheduled for hearing on MARCH 26, 2020 or APRIL 30, 2020 these hearings have been CONTINUED.    

A Public Hearing will be conducted by the Special Magistrate on 05/28/2020 at 9:00 AM at the Monroe County Government Regional Center, 2798 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, Florida.

For more information on NOTICE OF OPERATIONAL PRECAUTIONS IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY DECLARATION click here.


65 - Code Compliance Special Magistrate Hearing on Illegal Vacation Rental-Lr

Notice of Appearance for Attorneys Only 

Duplication Request Form

Duplication requests for Special Magistrate Hearings on DVD format should be submitted here. Access to all meeting or hearings are available at Monroe County Television’s Video on Demand.

Agendas

Agendas are available prior to meetings.